South Sudan

Situation Report #105 on Cholera in South Sudan as at 23:59 Hours, 27 January 2017

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Cholera outbreaks have been confirmed in 9 (32%) of 28 states countrywide. The affected states include Imatong, Eastern Lakes, Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, Western Bieh, Northern Liech, Southern Liech; and Eastern Nile (Table 1 and Figure 1.0). Suspect cholera cases were reported in Mayendit and Ayod but are not confirmed (Table 4). One sample collected by MedAir from Madol 1CTU in Mayendit tested negative for cholera by culture in week 2, 2017. Cumulatively 156 (36.4 %) of the samples tested positive for Vibrio Cholerae inaba in the National Public Health Laboratory as of 27 January 2017 (Table 3).