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In a follow-up to a report of a yellow fever case/fatality in Kenya, the government is reporting a second case of the mosquito borne viral disease in Nairobi’s South C area, according to local media.

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A suspected yellow fever patient who also arrived from Angola, the epicentre of the yellow fever outbreak, is currently  undergoing tests in Nairobi to confirm the presence of the virus, Nairobi County government has announced.

He had signs and symptoms associated with the virus. Blood samples have been taken… We are awaiting results from the lab,” Nairobi health executive Bernard Muia told a press conference on Thursday March 17, 2016.

The ministry Thursday said it took blood samples from three people who landed from Angola to the Kenya Medical Research Institute for analysis.

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  1. […] In a follow-up to a report of a yellow fever case/fatality in Kenya, the government is reporting a second case of the mosquito borne viral disease in Nairobi’s South C area, according to local media. A suspected yellow fever patient who also arrived from Angola, the epicentre of the yellow fever outbreak, is currently  undergoing tests in Nairobi […] Outbreak News Today » Africa […]

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