2002 - Cholera in Malawi
06 September 2002
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 24 August 2002 the Ministry of Health has reported 755 cases and 24 deaths (case-fatality rate, 3.17%) in the Nkhotakota region since the beginning of the year.
WHO, along with UNICEF is assisting the Ministry of Health to implement measures to control the outbreak including the strengthening of surveillance systems.