6 people hospitalized following outbreak of Anthrax disease in Thika

6 people hospitalized following outbreak of Anthrax disease in Thika

Health authorities in Kiambu County have issued an alert asking residents to avoid the consumption of meat after six people were admitted in hospital following  an outbreak of  the deadly Anthrax  disease.

Public health officers have ordered the immediate closure of the Thika slaughterhouse   and  suspended the meat vending  business.

Meanwhile  in Nairobi, the county authorities have issued an alert over a possible outbreak of Dengue fever  saying  measures have been put in place to avert a possible  outbreak in the city.

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