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Measles And Water-Borne Disease Outbreaks In Horn Of Africa And Kenya Worries World Health Organization

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The numbers of people becoming infected with measles and water-borne diseases is growing at an alarming rate in the Horn of Africa and some neighboring countries, says WHO (World Health Organization). Cases of severe diarrhea in Kenya and Ethiopia are a serious concern, the organization adds.

Severe drought in the Horn of Africa and Kenya is making millions of people move to other areas, an important factor in the spread of communicable diseases. WHO predicts the problem will get worse.

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