Hepatitis E Outbreak, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2012
Jamal A. Ahmed , Edna Moturi, Paul Spiegel, Marian Schilperoord, Wagacha Burton, Nailah H. Kassim, Abdinoor Mohamed, Melvin Ochieng, Leonard Nderitu, Carlos Navarro-Colorado, Heather Burke, Susan Cookson, Thomas Handzel, Lilian W. Waiboci, Joel M. Montgomery, Eyasu Teshale, and Nina Marano
Author affiliations: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya (J.A. Ahmed, L.W. Waiboci, J.M. Montgomery, N. Marano); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Nairobi (E. Moturi, W. Burton); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland (P. Spiegel, M. Schilperoord); Kenya Red Cross, Nairobi (N.H. Kassim); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi (A. Mohamed, M. Ochieng, L. Nderitu); US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C. Navarro-Colorado, H. Burke, S. Cookson, T. Handzel, E. Teshale)
Figure. . Cases of acute jaundice syndrome, Dadaab, Kenya, July–November 2012. The arrow indicates the point at which outbreak control measures (e.g., construction of new latrines and hygiene messaging) were initiated by health authorities.
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