Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Nairobi
...o 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 ...It is spread to human beings through the bite of the infected mosquito. The rvf
virus belongs to Phlebovirus genus belonging to Bunyaviridae. family.
Experts Warn Against Raw Milk Following Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Kenya
...g the developments of a new outbreak of the deadly rvf
in neighboring Kenya,' maintained yet another seni...IC here, Dr. Adam Pima.
Though not a single rvf
case has so far been reported on the Tanzanian sid...alaria,' he stressed.
So far an outbreak of rvf
has killed nearly 80 people in neighboring Kenya o...
RVF Kills 14 in Kenya
...such as flu and malaria," he said.
About RVF: rvf
is endemic in Africa, naturally occurring in lives...ly affecting humans. Animals are infected with the rvf
virus by the Aedes mosquito.
The disease, cha... (interval from infection to onset of symptoms) of rvf
varies from two to six days.