Epidemic in Kenya

Despite the efforts to strengthen surveillance and scale up immunization, the country has suffered a second setback following confirmation of four Polio cases in Turkana North district. The first two cases were picked up in the neighbourhood of Lokichoggio in the last week of February 2009. The two additional cases were picked up in the same district in the first week of March 2009. All have tested positive for Polio virus and are reported to have similar characteristic with polio virus circulating in Sudan

Source : Glide number

Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Kenya
Region: 
Kenya
Occurance Date: 
24/04/2009