Tanzania: Public Warned of Possible Diseases Outbreaks Ahead of El-Nino Rains

Following Tanzania Meteorological Agency and other International Meteorological Agencies’ forecasts on the anticipated El-Nino rains expected between October and December, this year, the public has been cautioned over possibility of outbreaks of various diseases. Director General of National Institute for Medical Research , Dr Mwele Malecela cautioned over likely outbreak of climate sensitive diseases, mainly vector borne diseases including Rift Valley Fever which will be caused by El-Nino rains.

Source: Tanzanian News