Kenya on High Alert After Swine Flu Outbreak in Laikipia County
Samples taken from patients in Laikipia County have confirmed the presence of H1N1 prototype 9 influenza virus. The virus is spread through air and body contact and people should be wary of coughing etiquette, washing hands after greetings, among other general hygiene, doctors have warned. Children and the aged are particularly vulnerable because of poor immune systems.
Health officials examines a patient after a Swine flu scare in Kisumu (file photo).