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Climate change linked to recent cholera, Hepatitis A outbreaks

Some of the victims of cholera outbreak at Ligega health center in Ugunja Siaya county. Four people have died while 23 others hospitalized in the county following the outbreak of the disease. PIC BY COLLINS ODUOR


Given recent warm temperatures, cholera outbreaks could become more frequent, scientists have warned. And as Kenya faces a cholera outbreak in about a dozen counties countrywide, moderate increase in sea temperatures and levels associated with global warming naturally suggest possibility of increased public health concerns like cholera and Hepatitis A.

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