Syria: EWARS Weekly Bulletin, Week No. 35: (27 August - 2 September 2017)

Highlights:

  • (10) AFP cases were reported during this week, (5) cases from Lattakia, (3) from Deir-ez-Zor, one case from each of Dar’a, and Homs.

  • (18) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week; mostly from Deir-ez-Zor (7) cases, and from Damascus (7) cases.

Completeness & Timeliness of Reporting

  • An expansion of sentinel sites has been accomplished by including 16 new sentinel sites. The overall completeness of reporting was 78%; (895 out of total 1148 EWARS sentinel sites). (14) Governorates have reported this week. Timeliness of reporting is 88%.