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24 Jul 2017

#Yemen: #Cholera #outbreak - Weekly epidemiology #bulletin – Week 29–2017 (@WHO EMRO, summary)


Title: #Yemen: #Cholera #outbreak - Weekly epidemiology #bulletin – Week 29–2017.

Subject: Cholera outbreak in Yemen, current situation.

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

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Yemen: Cholera outbreak  - Weekly epidemiology bulletin – Week 29 – 2017

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Highlights

  • During week 29 (from 16 to 22 July 2017), 34 253 suspected cholera cases and 44 deaths were reported in Yemen.
  • Since the beginning of this outbreak second wave (from 27 April to 23 July 2017), 390,865 suspected cholera cases,    and 1 864 deaths (CFR:    0.5%) have been reported in 21 of the country 23 governorates (91.0%), and in 88.6% of    the districts (295/333).
  • About 2% of the total population have been affected.
  • The overall epidemic curve shows that the peak of this second wave was reached week 26 and the number of    new suspected cholera cases is steadily    declining.

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Keywords: WHO; Updates; Yemen; Cholera.

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