A Cholera outbreak has been reported at Weston Hotel in Nairobi, a hotel connected to Deputy President William Ruto. Some guests, including doctors who were attending a science conference at the prestigious facility have tested positive for the disease.
Dr George Nyale, the chairman of the conference broke the news of the outbreak but said there was no cause for alarm, adding that there are contingency measures on the ground including tests being conducted at the facility and ambulances on standby to take people to the hospital.
A source who spoke to the Daily Nation said that a total of 47 guests who were attending the conference had tested positive for the water borne disease.
The forum under the theme“The Kenya International Scientific Lung Health Conference” had been organized by the Ministry of Health, and commenced on Tuesday and was expected to close on Friday.