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Burundian YouTube Child Star’s Death Spotlights Malaria Epidemic

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Nairobi — Malaria, spread when female mosquitoes bite humans, kills almost half a million people each year, with 90% of deaths in Africa The death of a six-year-old YouTube star from a malaria epidemic in...
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Govt Defers Mega Pilot Test for Malaria Vaccine

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Kenya has postponed a large-scale pilot test for a malaria vaccine that could reduce the burden of the disease. The World Health Organisation (WHO) chose Malawi, Ghana and Kenya to vaccinate 360,000 children per year;...
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Free Cancer Screening Ongoing in Two Nairobi Hospitals

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday launched free cancer screening drive in Nairobi where 300 people have so far been screened. Following the screening, at least 22 people have been diagnosed with cancer at Mama...
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22 People Diagnosed With Cancer Following Week-Long Screening

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Nairobi — At least 22 people have been diagnosed with cancer following free screening at Mama Lucy and Mbagathi Hospitals in Nairobi. Doctors have referred two suspected cases for further analysis following an exercise in...
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How Kenyans Were Forewarned About Cancer Threat Nine Years Ago

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The number of cancer cases have been on the rise in Kenya with the country recording 47,887 new cases of all types of cancer and 32,987 deaths from all types of cancer combined. This is...
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Man Whose Genitals Were Chopped Off Dies in Hospital

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A man whose genitals were allegedly chopped off by his drunk wife after a domestic quarrel in Free Area in the outskirts of Nakuru Town has died. Mr David Ngugi Gakuru died Sunday at the...
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Study Puts Wajir First in Accurate Diagnosis

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Nine out of 10 persons treated by healthcare providers in Wajir County are correctly diagnosed, compared to Vihiga County where five out of 10 patients are misdiagnosed, a Kenya Health Service Delivery Indicator Report...
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KNH Seeks Fundraiser to Open Cancer Hostel

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Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), the country's largest medical facility is meeting an angry public in a bid to raise funds for a cancer hostel. Coming in the wake of what seems to be a cancer...
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Uhuru Urged to Declare Cancer a National Disaster As Laboso Is Buried

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Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso was buried in her matrimonial home in Koru, Kisumu County on Saturday amid calls for cancer to be declared a national disaster. Laboso died of cancer on Monday, just two days...
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10 Students Admitted After Hepatitis a Outbreak At Embu School

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Ten students were hospitalised on Thursday following a hepatitis A at Moi High School Mbiruri in Embu County. The boys were rushed to Tenri private hospital after complaining of stomach pains and general body weakness....
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