KILLER DIS­EASE RAVAGES WORLD

Daily Nation (Kenya) - - NATIONAL NEWS -

The lat­est statis­tics from the World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion (WHO) show there were 212 mil­lion new cases of malaria with 529,000 deaths in 2016, both over­whelm­ingly oc­cur­ring in sub-sa­ha­ran Africa.

In Kenya, where the dis­ease killed 17,000 peo­ple last year, the preva­lence is at around eight per cent.

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