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31 Jul 2009 description

Contents
- 309 Cholera: global surveillance summary, 2008
- 324 WHO cholera information sources on the web

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- 309 Choléra: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2008
- 324 Sources d’information OMS électroniques sur le choléra

31 Jul 2009 description

As of July 31, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 14 countries have officially reported 236 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
30 Jul 2009 description

As of July 30, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 14 countries have officially reported 232 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since
29 Jul 2009 description

As of July 29, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 14 countries have officially reported 229 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
28 Jul 2009 description

As of July 28, 2009, 19H15 GMT, 13 countries have officially reported 221 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
27 Jul 2009 description

General Context

Pandemic H1N1: The pandemic is still spreading in our Region. The number of countries affected has not changed but as of 24th of July 2009, a total of 185 confirmed cases without death were reported from 12 countries. AFRO maintains its call to the member states to intensify surveillance. Floods: We continue to monitor the floods in West Africa countries as the rainy season continues.

27 Jul 2009 description

Contexte géneral

Pandémie H1N1: la pandémie continue de se propager dans notre Région. Le nombre de pays touchés est resté identique mais au 24 juillet 2009, un total de 185 cas sans décès avait été notifié dans 12 pays. AFRO maintient son appel aux états membres pour qu'ils intensifient la surveillance. Inondations: Nous avons commencé le suivi des inondations dans les pays de l'Afrique de l'Ouest car la saison des pluies continue. D'autres épidémies notamment de méningite dans la ceinture méningitique continuent.

27 Jul 2009 description

As of July 27, 2009, 10H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 185 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
24 Jul 2009 description

As of July 24, 2009, 19H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 182 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
22 Jul 2009 description

As of July 22, 2009, 19H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 175 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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22 Jul 2009 description
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21 Jul 2009 - A disease affecting fish stocks threatens the livelihoods of 25 million people in the Zambezi River basin. The most affected country is Zambia, where over 2,000 villages and some 7,000 people are now at risk of hunger.

21 Jul 2009 description

Risks spreading to other parts of Africa

21 July 2009, Rome - A killer disease is decimating fish stocks in the Zambezi River Valley, threatening the food security and livelihoods of rural populations in an area shared by seven countries, FAO warned today.

An alert issued by FAO's Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) said the disease, known as Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome, or EUS, is caused by the fungus Aphanomyces invadans, which forms ugly lesions on fish and has a high rate of mortality.

21 Jul 2009 description

As of July 21, 2009, 19H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 174 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
20 Jul 2009 description

Contexte général

Pandémie H1N1: L'OMS est très préoccupée par la propagation rapide de la pandémie qui a fait à ce jour plus de 700 morts dans le monde. Aucun décès n'a encore été noté dans notre Région mais le nombre des cas confirmés et des pays touchés augmente rapidement. Au 21 juillet 2009, un total de 174 cas confirmés avaient été notifiés dans 12 pays. AFRO maintient son appel aux états membres pour qu'ils intensifient la surveillance. Inondations: nous continuons de suivre les inondations dans les pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest en ce début de saison des pluies.

20 Jul 2009 description

General Context

Pandemic H1N1: WHO is very concerned by the rapid spread of the pandemic which has now claimed more than 700 lives worldwide. In our Region, no death has been reported so far but the number of confirmed cases and countries affected is rapidly increasing. As of 21st of July 2009, a total of 174 confirmed cases were reported from 12 countries. AFRO maintains its call to the member states to intensify surveillance.

Floods: We continue to monitor the floods in West Africa countries as we enter the rainy season.

19 Jul 2009 description

As of July 19, 2009, 18H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 157 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
17 Jul 2009 description

Millions of people inhabiting the Zambezi River Valley and depending on fishery resources are at risk of losing their livelihoods and important source of protein due to the outbreak of a fish disease called Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS). The disease is caused by the fungus Aphanomyces invadans; it forms ugly lesions on the fish, which makes it unappealing for consumers.

17 Jul 2009 description

As of July 17, 2009, 16H00 GMT, 12 countries have officially reported 156 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since July 16
16 Jul 2009 description

As of July 16, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 11 countries have officially reported 154 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since
15 Jul 2009 description

As of July 15, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 11 countries have officially reported 152 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including zero death. The breakdown of confirmed cases by country is given in the table below.

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Newly confirmed since