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Event: EP Epidemic
Number: 2018-000116
Country: KEN Kenya
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Date (YMD): 2018-6-8
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Information Source:WHO, 8 Jun 2018
Comments: On 8 June 2018, the Kenya Ministry of Health reported an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Wajir County in the north-east of the country ... As of 8 June 2018, a total of 10 suspected RVF cases, including five deaths (case fatality rate 50%), have been reported in Wajir County. Three case-patients have since recovered and been discharged, while one remains in admission at Wajir County Referral hospital. Eight additional blood specimens have been obtained and are being analysed at the KEMRI.
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