Thursday, November 24, 2016

Chickenpox Outbreak: Kenyans Advised To Limit Contact

Kenya's health ministry has confirmed an ongoing outbreak of chickenpox in Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, the country's Daily Nation newspaper reports.

People have been advised to limit contact with those affected to stop the disease spreading.

The number of cases in Mombasa surged in September to more than 1,000 from a previous level of about 500 since January, the newspaper reported. Most are young children.