Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update (08): Asia (Yemen)

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has released additional figures for the ongoing outbreak of cholera. Since the last update on [Sun 26 Feb 2017], 1598 new suspected cases of cholera and 0 deaths have been reported. The trend of suspected cholera cases per week appears to be on the decline in most districts or governorates. Nearly 85 per cent of the new cases recorded since the last update were in 10 districts within Al Hudaydah, Al Bayda, Hajjah, Sana’a and Ta’izz governorates.

http://www.promedmail.org/post/4887994

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Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update (07): Americas

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and 5 of 2017 [1 Jan-3 Feb 2017], a total of 1897 cholera cases were reported in Haiti, including 28 deaths. In the Dominican Republic, from the beginning of the year to EW 2 of 2017 [1-13 Jan 2017], there were 7 suspected cholera cases and 2 confirmed cases reported, including 1 death.

http://www.promedmail.org/post/4866520

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