Nairobi government slam Influenza and Hepatitis A outbreak rumours
18 April 2016, 16:04
Nairobi – Since reports of an Influenza and Hepatitis A outbreak in Nairobi the Nairobi County government are telling residents to not panic.
According to Citizen TV Nairobi County Health Executive, Bernard Muia said residents should uphold hygienic standards and educated themselves on avoiding diseases.
The government have assured that they will be on high alert if there is an outbreak to happen.
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This panic comes after Nakuru county health officials have said preliminary laboratory findings have indicated there is likely influenza type A and B of flu in the county.
The Influenza outbreak has killed 39 children in Nakuru, with an outbreak of hepatitis A also being reported in Mombasa.
Last week, more than 282 suspected cases of influenza type A and B were reported in Nakuru County since its outbreak last month.
With County executive for Health Kabii Mungai announcing that 39 children have been admitted at the Nakuru general hospital.
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