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As Kenya is a terrible epidemic disease

January 8 2007

The Kenyan authorities have confirmed that there was an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever. Over the past three weeks, died of the disease, 75 persons, while the number of infected close to 200.

Medics say figures are an underestimate, because the announced number includes only adults sick.

The cause of the outbreak served as a flood, due to which the country has sharply increased the population of mosquitoes carrying the virus that dangerous. Mosquito eggs can persist for several years and with increasing moisture to give a new population of infected mosquitoes.

The first fatal case of this outbreak of dengue fever was reported in mid-December, reports AP.

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