Navigation Links
Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Nairobi

Rift valley Fever has been identified in at least ten districts of Nairobi. This was announced by the live stock minister Joseph Munyao.//

Mr Munyao declared that 100,000 doses of vaccines are being distributed to the each of the affected districts. Ten thousand litres of insecticides have also been handed over to these places. Till date one hundred people are reported to be dead due to RVF and four hundred cases are reported sick.

RVF in its previous bouts of attack has affected the socio economic status of the country. Munyao also confirmed that export market is not affected as shipment to overseas was completed before the outbreak of disease.

Rift valley Fever (RFL) is a viral disease which is spread by mosquitoes and affects animals like sheep, cattle and goats. It is spread to human beings through the bite of the infected mosquito. The RVF virus belongs to Phlebovirus genus belonging to Bunyaviridae. family.

Headache, fever, muscle pain, back ache are the common symptoms. In severe cases persons may suffer from vomiting blood, passing blood through urine and bleeding from nose or gums.

The minister also added that government has spent around Sh170 million in controlling this viral outbreak and all quarantine measures are strictly adhered to.
JYT
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Valleys Winters - Time For Nostalgia And Salt Tea
2. Simi Valley Nuclear Meltdown Effects Greater than Suspected
3. Rift Valley Fever Takes a Toll on 23 Lives
4. Experts Warn Against Raw Milk Following Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Kenya
5. Rift Valley Fever in the United Republic of Tanzania
6. Infant Fevers Found to Reduce Allergy Risk Later In Life
7. Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts
8. Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India
9. Vaccine For Dengue Fever On Trial In Asia-Pacific
10. Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan
11. Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/19/2017)... ... February 19, 2017 , ... ... connected home healthcare, will join forces with Healthwise ® at HIMSS ... Healthwise, the industry leader in evidence-based health education, technology and services, will demonstrate ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Focused start-ups, not traditional health ... according to the recent NEJM Catalyst Insights Report on the New Marketplace. ... Insights Council, a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians at ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... CONTACT:, Glenn ... Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Glenn Vallecillos experiments SculpSure, the hot, ... "Traditionally, plastic surgery has been centered around that idea that to achieve ones ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 18, 2017 , ... ProParagraph Fashion Volume 2 features ... ProParagraph Fashion Volume 2 for all multi-line FCPX project needs. Great for ... and choose from hand-crafted trend-setting designs with smooth animations that will add stylistic ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Smiles by Seese is a ... Davidson, NC. Dr. Brian Seese leads the practice as a skilled and highly credentialed ... roof. Smiles by Seese serves patients of all ages with excellence in general, restorative, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/17/2017)... , Feb. 17, 2017  Perrigo Company plc (NYSE, TASE: ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine ... Hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide oral solution ... the symptomatic relief of cough in adults and children 6 ... months ending January 2017 were approximately $16 million.   ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... Feb. 17, 2017   FormFast , the leader ... new partnership with Engage , one of the ... . FormFast will serve as the forms automation ... with MEDITECH .  FormFast is ... to complement and enhance the electronic health record. FormFast,s ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... Pa. , Feb. 16, 2017 Absorption ... biologics, and medical devices, is pleased to announce that ... has been selected as a winner of the 2017 ... SmartCEO Magazine and recognizes driven executives for their ... work ethic. The awards ceremony and celebration is on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: