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Title: #Yemen: #Cholera #outbreak–Daily #epidemiology #update: 23 June 2017.

Subject: Cholera outbreak in Yemen, current epidemiological situation.

Source: World Health Organization, full PDF file: (LINK).

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YEMEN: cholera outbreak - Daily epidemiology update: 23 June 2017

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Highlights

  • From 27 April to 22 June 2017, 192,983 suspected cholera cases  and  1,265 deaths (CFR: 0.7%)    have  been reported in 87% (20/23) of Yemen governorates, and 85% (284/333) of the districts.


Geographical distribution of cases

  • The  four  most affected governorates were:
    • Amanat Al Asimah,
    • Al  Hudaydah,   
    • Amran  and   
    • Hajjah   
  • with 49.6% (95,735/192,983) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017.   
  • Amran  and Al Mahwit governorates had the highest attack rates (13.5 and 12.8 ‰ respectively), and Raymah governorate the highest case fatality ratio (1.8%) (see    table).


Number of suspected cholera cases & deaths, AR and CFR by governorate, Yemen, 27 April–22 June 2017

[Governorates – Cases – Deaths - CFR(%) - Attack Rate(‰)]

  1. Amanat Al Asimah – 30,882  - 53 - 0.2 - 9.3
  2. Al-Hudaydah  - 23, 944  - 137 - 0.6 - 7.2
  3. Amran  - 20,703 – 131  - 0.6 - 13.5
  4. Hajjah  - 20,206  - 188 - 0.9  - 9.1
  5. Sana'a – 16,155  - 92 - 0.6 -  12.9
  6. Taizz – 15,084  - 111 - 0.7  - 5.0
  7. Ibb  - 14,778  -  183 -  1.2 -  4.8
  8. Dhamar – 10,234  - 87 -  0.9 -  4.8
  9. Al Mahwit – 9,744  -  77 - 0.8 - 12.8   
  10. Al Dhale'e  - 7,593  - 39  - 0.5 - 10.1   
  11. Al Bayda   - 6,667 – 18 -  0.3  - 8.7
  12. Aden – 5,634  - 40  - 0.7 - 5.9
  13. Abyan – 3,635  - 21 - 0.6 - 5.9
  14. Raymah  - 3,485  - 61  - 1.8 - 5.5
  15. Lahj  - 2,163  - 12 - 0.6  - 2.1
  16. Al Jawf – 1,006 – 9 - 0.9 - 1.6
  17. Ma'areb  - 594 – 4  - 0.7 - 1.7
  18. Sa'ada  - 253 – 1  - 0.4 - 0.3
  19. AL Mahrah – 165 – 1 - 0.6  - 1.0   
  20. Shabwah  - 58 – … – … - 0.1   
    • Total  - 192,983  - 1,265  - 0.7  - 6.5

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For  further  information: Dr  Xavier de Radiguès C: +967 738 445 522 / Dr Ahmed Zouiten: zouitena@who.int 

Note:  This report  is an update to the weekly epidemiology bulletin.       

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Keywords: WHO; Updates; Cholera; Yemen.

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