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26 Jul 2017

#Yemen: #Cholera #Outbreak - Daily epidemiology #update, 26 July 2017 (@WHO EMRO, summary)


Title: #Yemen: #Cholera #Outbreak - Daily epidemiology #update, 26 July 2017.

Subject: Cholera outbreak in Yemen, current situation.

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Region, full page: (LINK). Summary.

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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak - Daily epidemiology update, 26 July 2017

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Highlights

  • From 27 April to 25 July 2017, 402,484 suspected cholera cases and 1,880 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported in 91.3% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 88.9% (296/333) of the districts.


Geographical distribution of cases 

  • The five most affected governorates were:
    • Amanat Al Asimah,
    • Al Hudaydah,
    • Hajjah,
    • Amran and
    • Ibb
  • with 53.2% (214,281/402,484) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017.
  • Al Mahwit, Al Dhaele’e, and Amran governorates had the highest attack rates (30.8‰, 29.9‰ and 26.8‰ respectively) 
  • Raymah ,Hajjah and Ibb governorates reported the highest case fatality ratios (1.2% ,0.8% and 0.8% respectively) (see table).

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Keywords: Cholera; Yemen; Updates; WHO.

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