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Outbreak update – Cholera in Yemen, 16 January 2019Infographic Cholera Yemen December

16 January, 2019 - The Ministry of Public Health and Population of Yemen has reported 9119 suspected cholera cases, with 16 associated deaths, during epidemiological week 52 (24 – 30 December) in 2018. 11% were severe cases. The cumulative total number of suspected cholera cases from 1 January 2018 to 16 December 2018 is 369 133, with 504 associated deaths (CFR 0.14%). Children under five years of age represent 32.0% of the total suspected cases.

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Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 08 January 2019Infographic Cholera Somalia December

8 January 2019 – The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 30 new suspected cases of cholera, with no deaths, for epidemiological week 52 (24 to 30 December) of 2018, while 26 cases with no deaths were reported in week 51. Of these new cases, 57% (17) were females while 63% (19) were children below five years of age. In week 52, active transmission of suspected cholera was reported in eight districts in the Banadir region: Darkenley, Daynile, Hamarjabja, Hodan, Madina, Abdilaziz, Hamar Weine, and Heliwaa

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