Kenyan health authorities report flu epidemic

Kenya: health authorities report flu epidemic

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has confirmed an influenza virus outbreak in the country after a series of tests carried out on dozens of patients.

Doctors had noted an influx of patients with flu-like symptoms and the medical institute said that out of 36 samples, four had tested positive for influenza A.

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Health professionals are urging the public to follow strict hygiene guidelines to prevent the spread of the viruses.

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