Kenya strengthens border controls to stop the plague and Ebola like virus

Kenya has strengthened disease surveillance at all points of entry into the country, including airports, to prevent the black plague and the Ebola like Marburg virus, ravaging Madagascar and Uganda respectively, from entering.

Jackson Kioko, from the Ministry of Health, said that Kenya was at risk because there were about 20 flights a week to Madagascar and because a long section of its frontier bordered Uganda.

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