PRO/AH/EDR> Leishmaniasis, visceral – Kenya: (MB)

Leishmaniasis — Kenya
Some 27 people have been admitted at Laisamis Level 4 Hospital following an outbreak of kala-azar [visceral leishmaniasis] in Laisamis sub county in Marsabit.
The facility’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abshiro Hapicha however, said the patients, were responding well to treatment. A majority of the patients, he added are from Logo.
“A total of 27 patients who tested positive to kala-azar have been admitted in this hospital and are currently undergoing medication. I can say that their