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27 Jul 2017

#Yemen: #Cholera #Outbreak, Daily epidemiology #update - 27 July 2017 (@WHO EMRO, summary)


Title: #Yemen: #Cholera #Outbreak, Daily epidemiology #update - 27 July 2017.

Subject: Cholera outbreak in Yemen, current situation.

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

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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak, Daily epidemiology update - 27 July 2017

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Highlights

  • From 27 April to 26 July 2017, 408,583 suspected cholera cases and 1,885 deaths (CFR: 0.4%) 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:
    • Al Hudaydah ,
    • Amanat Al Asima,
    • Hajjah,
    • Amran and
    • Dhamar
  • with 53% (216,874/408,583) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017.
  • Al Mahwit, Al Dhaele’e, and Amran governorates had the highest attack rates (31.3‰, 30.4‰ and 27.2‰ 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: WHO; Updates; Cholera; Yemen.

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