Malaria pandemic continue to take toll on Baringo residents as death toll stands at 20

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BY CORREPONDENT,BARINGO,7TH OCT 2017-Baringo county governor  Stanely Kiptis is appealing to well wishers to intervene and  assist in whatever way  the residents of the county who continue bear the Brant of Malria  pandemic as Death toll raises to 20.

Speaking during after touring the worst hit areas of Kapau, Patpat, Lowetomoi and Kongor areas the Governor said the situation on the ground is so dire and needs urgent intervention.

He said that the sickness has been worsened by lack of food occassioned by the long dry spell experienced that has ravaged parts of the country.

Most children suffering from Malaria are also malnourished and underweight for lack of food.

Kiptis also appealed to the nurses who are still on strike to resume work so as to assist in arresting the upsurge of Malaria especially in the remote areas.

Baringo County Woman Representative Gladwell Cheruiyot and Taity MP William Kamket said that the health of the affected people is wanting and mobile clinics and outreaches are needed to upscale services in the region.

 

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