A herder waters his camels in Marsabit on January 25, 2016. Herders in the county are counting loses following an outbreak of a mysterious disease that has so far killed over 500 camels. PHOTO | KEN BETT | NATION MEDIA GROUP
He said a team of vets was already on the ground supplying vaccines donated by the county government to the pastoralists.
Marsabit County Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries executive James Aboran Dokhe said he was aware of the outbreak of the disease.
Dr Dokhe said his department had responded to the emergency and had dispatched a team of experts to identify the mysterious disease.