Dengue Fever Alert Issued in Kenya
The World Health Organisation has sent out an alert on dengue viral disease, which it describes as a "pandemic threat".
The Star, 21 January 2013
THE World Health Organisation has sent out an alert on dengue viral disease, which it describes as a "pandemic threat".read more »
United States Department of State, 6 February 2012
The World Health Organization (WHO) is intensifying efforts to prevent, control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases, ailments that plague the developing world. The new WHO... read more »
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 29 September 2011
An outbreak of dengue fever in Mandera, northeastern Kenya, is spreading fast, with at least 5,000 people infected within weeks, due to limited health facilities, a shortage of... read more »
Dengue fever is a mosquito borne viral disease.
Kenya: Dengue Fever Outbreak
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 28 September 2011
An outbreak of dengue fever in the northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera, close to the Somalia and Ethiopia borders, has affected more than 1,000 people, with four unconfirmed... read more »
SciDev.Net, 6 January 2011
Africa lags behind in detecting infectious diseases and warning of emerging epidemics, yet bears half the world's outbreaks, says a report.read more »
Business Daily, 16 December 2009
Climate change is likely to increase the already huge toll of illness and death from insect-borne disease in the developing world.read more »