Yemen

Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Epidemiology Bulletin (16 to 22 July 2017)

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• During week 29 (from 16 to 22 July 2017), 34 253 suspected cholera cases and 44 deaths were reported in Yemen.

• Since the beginning of this outbreak second wave (from 27 April to 23 July 2017), 390,865 suspected cholera cases, and 1 864 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported in 21 of the country 23 governorates (91.0%), and in 88.6% of the districts (295/333).

• About 2% of the total population have been affected.

• The overall epidemic curve shows that the peak of this second wave was reached week 26 and the number of new suspected cholera cases is steadily declining.