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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Kenya : Death toll rises to five (Cholera)

Via Daily Nation :

" Two more cholera deaths were recorded in Nakuru Town on Tuesday, raising the toll to five.

The latest victim is a five-year-old boy of Mwariki. He died at Rift Valley Provincial Hospital.

According to local civic leader Charles Maisiba, who helped to take some of the sick to hospital, there is panic in town, and he appealed to the government to stop the spread of the disease.

Seven patients in the estate had been admitted to the referral hospital in a critical condition, he said, adding that the latest victim died on arrival at the hospital. His brother survived.

“The latest victim was discovered in one of the plots at Mwariki, which has more than 100 houses on the compound,” said Mr Maisiba."

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