Emergencies preparedness, response

2001 - Cholera in Chad - Update 2

15 August 2001

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 12 August 2001, WHO has reported 1959 cases including 83 deaths, with a case-fatality rate of 4.2% in the south-western part of the country.  

The Emergency Coordination Committee is continuing to oversee the outbreak, reinforcing  surveillance activities, particularly in N'djamena district.