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Originally posted by Byrd
Got a link without a video?
Videos are easy to fake and it's hard to diagnose things seen on a grainy video. Do you have any other sources?
The area is dry and has for some time been experienced unreliable rain, leading to high levels of poverty and constant reliance on relief food. It is somewhat cosmopolitan, having attracted migrants, among them Muslims who live predominantly in Kibwezi township and Makindu.
Originally posted by nine-eyed-eelThey just did a study of mosquito distribution/epidemiology in the Kibwezi district starting in 2006 (and they do grow maize there) which found several different types of mosquitos that can bear various diseases (like "malaria,filiarisis, and hemorrhagic fevers", the relevant page is 69, or page 5 of the pdf)
Seasonal mosquito larval abundance and composition in Kibwezi, lower eastern Kenya