Disease

Kenya – Dengue Outbreak

A dengue fever outbreak has left more than 100 people infected in Mombasa, county health officials said. The disease has spread to all six sub counties in the county. Kisauni recorded the highest number of cases at 37, followed by Mvita at 25. Both Changamwe and Likoni recorded 21 cases respectively.

Somalia – Cholera

Nearly 32,000 cholera cases and 618 related deaths have been reported since the start of 2017, the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Coordination OCHA said in a report.

The outbreak of cholera continues to spread across Somalia regions, in part due to widespread water shortages, food insecurity and displacement that have stretched sanitation facilities beyond their capacity.

The OCHA report mentioned that the Acute Watery Diarrhea is now affecting 13 out of 18 regions in Somalia.

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