Colombia

Colombia - Cholera Mar 1991 UNDRO Information Report No. 1

Format
Situation Report
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Posted
Originally published
UNDRO 91/0592
COLOMBIA - CHOLERA
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 MARCH 1991

1. FROM 10 TO 26 MARCH 1991, SIX CHOLERA CASES CONFIRMED IN TOWN OF TUMACO, 560 KM SOUTH WEST OF BOGOTA. FOUR ADDITIONAL CASES CONFIRMED ON 27 MARCH IN SAME TOWN. NO DEATHS REPORTED.

2. MINISTRY OF HEALTH DECLARED RED ALERT ON PACIFIC COAST TO STRENGTHEN EVALUATION AND CONTROL MECHANISMS. HEALTH MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM DISPATCHED TO TUMACO.

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