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01 Aug 2015 description
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In Summary

  • They were admitted at Bimos dispensary where health workers confirmed the infection to be cholera.
  • At least 27 people have died of cholera in the county since January.

A primary school in Migori County has been closed indefinitely over cholera outbreak.

The county government said goldmines in Nyatike were also being closed as the disease spreads in the county.

31 Jul 2015 description
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Fears of a cholera epidemic spread on Thursday, with new cases of the disease in Migori, Isiolo and Kisumu counties.

In Migori, a worker at the Masara trading centre died yesterday at the Arombe Dispensary. Three other people were treated and discharged.

Health workers said the woman was brought to the dispensary by relatives when “she was already irreversibly dehydrated”.

In Isiolo, a man has died and seven other family members admitted to the Isiolo public hospital following a cholera outbreak in the county.

09 Jul 2015 description
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In Summary

  • Dr Donald Jaleny, Migori county chief officer in charge of health said on Wednesday that the county had allocated Sh17 million in the war against HIV/AIDS.
  • Migori county was ranked fourth in the 47 counties with a total of 8,282 new HIV infections by end of 2014.
  • Dr Lawrence Oteng, Homa Bay county executive member for health said the allocation set aside for HIV prevention is still at the county assembly for approval.

By EVERLINE OKEWO