Highlights: Week 3 (16-22 Jan 2012)
279 typhoid cases reported this week
Increase in malaria cases
A.General context B.Epidemic prone diseases C.Events of public health importance in the region D.Completeness and timeliness of the national data E.Acknowledgments F. Annexes 1. Classification of events that may constitute a Public Event of International Concern 2. Standard case definitions 3. Alert/action epidemic thresholds Number 147 Epidemiological week 3 (week ending 22 January 2012)
A. General Context On-going Typhoid outbreak reported in Harare City since 10 October 2011. No report of outbreaks of malaria, cholera and measles this week countrywide. No report of Pandemic Influenza A cases this year.