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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of editorial entitled "State must move fast to contain Rift Valley fever" published by Kenyan newspaper The Standard website on 25 January
Rift Valley fever is wreaking havoc in four provinces and the fears are that it could soon spread to other parts of the country.
It first struck North-Eastern Province, then was detected in Coast and now infections have been reported in Central and Eastern provinces. About 70 people and many animals have died of the virus.
The viral disease affects livestock and human beings and is common during the rainy seasons. North-Eastern and Coast were affected …