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Forget Coronavirus, Tension Rises as WHO Warns of a Possible Outbreak of Another Deadly Disease

The world continues to agonize courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic which has resulted to cataclysmic loss of lives and livelihoods in the last 14 months or so.

In Kenya, the situation is not in any way different. It has previously been reported than more than a million people have been rendered jobless while the Corona Virus consequential death cases have already exceeded 2000.

In the midst of the of this anguish, Kenyans have yet another reason to worry even more. In a report via the People Daily, the World Health Organization has warned of a possible outbreak of measles in Kenya and other African countries as a result of delayed measles immunization which is as a result of the chaos caused by the Corona Virus .

As per the report, Kenya was among the 16 African countries that were hit measles due to delayed vaccination against the disease and also low rate of vaccination.

In Africa, vaccination against measles currently stands at 69 % which way far below the 95% mark which is required to fully put the virus in control.

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