2014 Kenya Economic Survey Marks Malaria As Country’s Leading Cause Of Death

Standard Media: Malaria cited as top killer disease in Kenya
“Malaria, followed by pneumonia were the leading killer diseases in [Kenya] last year. Having claimed more than 46,000 lives, the ailments have proved to be serious threats to the economy. For the first time, cancer has surpassed AIDS as the third largest killer, having claimed 13,720 lives compared to 11,448 deaths caused by HIV…” (Gathura/Kibet, 4/29).