29 Aug 2017 Salamat. Chad

As of 25 August 2017, WHO report that the outbreak of hepatitis E in the Salamat region remains serious, with a high risk of escalation. A total of 1,735 suspected cases have been reported (98 confirmed, 19 deaths) since 1 September 2016.

Human

Food and water-borne

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10 May 2017 Salamat. Chad

As 30 April 2017, a total of 1,390 cases of hepatitis E with 16 deaths have been reported in the districts of Am-Timan and Aboudeia since August 2016. A high fatality rate has been seen among pregnant women.

Human

Food and water-borne

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23 Feb 2017 Salamat. Chad

As of 21 February 2017, an outbreak of Hepatitis E involving more than 956 cases with 12 deaths since September 2016 have been reported in Amtiman, Salamat Region. Suspected cases have been reported from other departments in the same region.

Human

Food and water-borne

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25 Jan 2017 Salamat. Chad

As of 24 January 2017, WHO reported that from 1 September 2016 to 13 January 2017, out of a total of 693 cases of acute jaundice syndrome, 57 patients tested positive for Hepatitis E. As of 13 January 2017, a total of 12 pregnant women tested positive, with three deaths.

Human

Food and water-borne

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15 Dec 2016 Salamat. Chad

As of 14 December 2016, an outbreak involving more than 320 potential hepatitis E cases have been identified since August 2016 in Am Timan, Salamat Region.

Human

Food and water-borne

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02 Dec 2016 Salamat. Chad

As of 31 October 2016, an outbreak involving 128 hepatitis E cases and two deaths were reported in Amtiman, Salamat Region. The first case was recorded 1 August 2016.

Human

Food and water-borne

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