South Sudan: Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) - Epidemiological Update, Week 6 (February 5 - 11, 2018)

  • Completeness for IDSR reporting is 69% at county level and 82% for the IDP sites.
  • A total of 15 alerts were reported, of which 40% have been verified. 0 alerts were risk assessed and 0 required a response.
  • Rift Valley Fever outbreak - Yirol East with 28 suspect human cases including 5 confirmed; 3 probable; 12 none-cases; and 8 pending classification. One confirmed animal case (cow).
  • Measles response completed in Cueibet where the reactive vaccination campaign administrative coverage was 58,842 (87%).
  • Preparations underway to conduct reactive measles vaccination campaign in Aweil Center. In Panyijiar; no new measles cases have been reported since 14 Jan 2018.
  • Suspect measles cases being investigated in Wau, Torit, Juba, Terekeka, Mundri West; there are increasing concerns about the increasing suspect pertussis cases reported in Yirol East, Aweil Center, Aweil East, Aweil South, Bor, & Mayom.