Emergencies preparedness, response

2001 - Cholera in Chad - Update 3

22 August 2001

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 21 August, WHO has reported a total of 2458 cases including 88 deaths, with a case-fatality rate of 3.5% in the south-western part of the country.

The Ministry of Health, with the assistance of WHO and Médecins sans Frontières, is continuing its surveillance and health education activities.