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From 1 January to 31 March, a total of 164 684 suspected cases of cholera and 351 associated deaths have been reported. Photo: C: WHO/Omar NasrFrom 1 January to 31 March, a total of 164 684 suspected cases of cholera and 351 associated deaths have been reported. Photo: C: WHO/Omar Nasr

Updates, March 2019

  • From the beginning of 2019 until 31 March, there have been a total of 164,684 suspected cases of cholera and 351 associated deaths.
  • An Integrated Cholera Response Plan was launched in March in response to the recent surge in suspected cholera cases. The first round of oral cholera vaccination concluded on 1 March in Taizz, Al Dhale’e, and Aden governorates, reaching 96% of the target population.
  • Nine hundred thirty-six children were admitted to WHO supported TFCs for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition with medical complications, and a further 5653 screened and nutritional sentinel sites.
  • 1.8 million liters of water were distributed to WHO supported health facilities.
  • During March, more than 433 tons of essential medicines and supplies were delivered to hospitals and health facilities.

Read the latest Situation report, March 2019

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