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First recorded outbreak of yellow fever in Kenya, 1992-1993. I. Epidemiologic investigations.

Abstract:

Outbreaks of yellow fever (YF) have never been recorded in Kenya. However, in September 1992, cases of hemorrhagic fever (HF) were reported in the Kerio Valley to the Kenya Ministry of Health. Early in 1993, the disease was confirmed as YF and a mass vaccination campaign was initiated. Cases of suspected YF were identified through medical record review and hospital-based disease surveillance by using a clinical case definition. Case-patients were confirmed serologically and virologically. We ...

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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
59
Issue:
4
Pages:
644-649
Publication date:
1998-10-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Language:
English
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80245
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2012-12-19

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