Emergencies preparedness, response

Cholera in Côte d'Ivoire

8 January 2003

Disease Outbreak Reported

WHO has reported a total of 70 cases, including 15 deaths in the village of Tabléguikou-gly in the district of Divot from 22 December 2002 - 5 January 2003. Cholera has been laboratory confirmed by Institut Pasteur, Còte d'Ivoire.

Control measures are in place and appropriate medication is available.