Mapping the Web of Disease in Nairobi’s Invisible City

The proximity of people and animals in Kenyan slums creates the conditions for the spread of new diseases.

The Dandora landfill site in eastern Nairobi is a monument to the Kenyan capital’s runaway growth; a junk monolith built by the city’s 3 million citizens. On its rim is Korogocho, an informal settlement of tens of thousands of people that, like the dozen other such slums in the city, doesn’t officially exist…

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