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Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 43 (22 - 28 October 2018)

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HIGHLIGHTS

• A total of 22 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 43 compared to 32 cases week 42.

• No new death was reported in week 43.

• A cumulative total of 6,520 cases including 43 deaths have been reported since December 2017

• The new AWD/cholera outbreak started in Beletweyne started in December 2017.

• In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, Kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, kurtunwarey and Afgoye

KEY FIGURES

• 22 new cases with no new death in week 43

• 68% of the new cases were female

• 41% of the cases were 5 years and below.

• Cases reported in week 43 did not receive cholera vaccine in 2017

• 23 districts in 4 regions have reported new AWD case since December 2017

• 6,520 cumulative case including 43 deaths since December 2017 (CFR 0.7%).