The ministry of health now says that the strange illness affecting girls at the Starehe Girls Center is a case of mass hysteria.
Ministry of Health in a statement says that it dispatched a team of specialists from Mathari Mental Hospital to the school to conduct a psychological assessment of the affected students.
Acoording to the statement the Mathari team drew a conclusion of mass psychogenic illness also called mass hysteria.
The ministry has now recommended individual psychological evaluation of the affected students.
This is meant to understand the trigger of the outbreak.