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Rift Valley,

section of Kenya where the virus was first discovered in the 1900's.
Rift Valley virus - a virus of the genus Phlebovirus that occurs in central and southern Africa in sheep, goats, and cattle; humans may become infected with close contact with infected animals.
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BUZEKI DECAMPSDr Ruto is enjoying support in Rift Valley although Kanu and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto-led Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) have made inroads in the region and won key allies of the DP.
Epidemiologic investigations into outbreaks of Rift Valley fever in humans, South Africa, 2008-2011.
10 event along the East Rift Valley for NT$500, according to the registration website.
Rift Valley's acquisition of Arlington was facilitated through its private investment fund.
It's estimated 14,000 MW of geothermal potential exists along the Rift Valley, enough to deliver power to 150m people.
'If you stripped away all of the ice here today, you would see a feature every bit as dramatic as the huge rift valleys you see in Africa and in size as significant as the Grand Canyon,' said Robert Bingham of the University of Aberdeen, the study's lead author.
Dr Robert Bingham, a glaciologist working in the University of Aberdeen's School of Geosciences and lead author of the study, discovered the rift valley whilst undertaking three months of fieldwork with British Antarctic Survey in 2010.
Rift Valley Railways has a 25-year concession to operate a century-old rail line linking the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa in Kenya to the interior of Kenya and Uganda, including Kampala.
Rift Valley fever virus (Bunyaviridae: Phlebovirus): an update on pathogenesis, molecular epidemiology, vectors, diagnostics and prevention.
The Rift Valley is home to the largest concentration of Kenyans planning to vote against the constitution and the site of some of the worst attacks during the last elections.
August 19, 2009 (RIYADH) -- Saudi Arabia has lifted a temporary ban imposed on the import of all types of live animals from Sudan after an outbreak of Rift Valley fever.
More than 200 people attended the Rift Valley Charity Ball to raise funds for the Justice for Children Project.