Bangladesh: Rohingya Emergency Response EWARS Epidemiological Bulletin W20 2019, 23 May 2019

Report
from Government of Bangladesh, World Health Organization
Published on 23 May 2019 View Original

Highlights:

  • Joint assessment teams (JAT) led by WHO conducted two field investigations in response to suspected cholera alerts in camps 2E and 7 on 13&14 May, 2019 respectively

  • Acute respiratory infection (ARI), diarrheal diseases & unexplained fever are the diseases with highest proportional morbidity in last week

  • Compared to epidemiological week 19, there is an increase in ARI by 21%, but no noteworthy changes in trends of other diseases and syndromes.