o The greatest discrepancies in reporting are observed in the difficult to reach mountainous, rural areas. There are currently no credible statistics to account for these communities, which are thought to represent nearly 2/3 of Haiti by land area.
o The election period may have disrupted official reporting.
o Precipitation is forecasted for this weekend, particularly for the southern peninsula, which may result in enhancement of transmission. We hypothesize the dry period experienced by much of the country post-Tomas has inhibited transmission.