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  • Kenya: 20 minors die from pneumonia - Nakuru

    Source: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/...akuru_c1322621


    20 minors die from pneumonia - Nakuru
    By GEORGE MURAGE
    Mar. 30, 2016, 3:00 pm

    Twenty children have died from pneumonia in the last one month in Nakuru county.

    Another 117 cases have been confirmed in various health facilities suffering from viral pneumonia with some coming from nearby counties.

    “We have so far lost twenty minors in the last couple of weeks from different parts of the county while others are admitted to various health facilities,” Nakuru county chief executive officer in charge of health Mungai Kabii said on Wednesday.

    Following the outbreak, samples have been sent to Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) for tests as medics embarked on containing the disease...

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