Mukumu Girls School closed after a disease outbreak

Mukumu girls high school in Kakamega County has been closed indefinitely following a suspected case of food and water poisoning, that caused the death of 2 students and over 70 others admitted to different hospitals in the county. Western Regional Education Director Jared Obiero, says the closure of the school will pave way for the ministry of health officials to conduct investigations to determine the possible source of the contamination. Meanwhile, a postmortem exercise conducted by the family of Wendy Oyugi, one of the victims who succumbed has revealed that she died as a result of dehydration and internal bleeding
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