The country currently is battling a deadly viral disease that originated from China which has killed over 3000 people.
A number of containment measures ranging from localised lockdowns and curfews. have been put in place to combat Covid-19
However, as the focus shifted to the fight against covid-19, other little known diseases have since taken the advantage and are now becoming threat.
Since 2018, the infection rate has been on an upward trend, a situation that is worrying health experts.
The deadly disease caused by protozoan parasites is transmitted by bites of infected female sandflies and majorly affects the liver and bones.
The Kenyan government needs over Ksh 2 billion to defeat the disease which affects a number of people currently as cases continue to swell.
According to world health organisation, over 700,000 cases occur annually throughout the world.
The disease is linked to deforestation, dam construction, urbanization and irrigation schemes and affects the poor who have low immune system.
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