12 Dec 2017 Lusaka. Zambia

As of 11 December 2017, a total of 547 cases (283 confirmed) with 15 deaths have been reported in Lusaka between 28 September and 7 December 2017.

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06 Dec 2017 Lusaka. Zambia

Between 28 October and 29 November 2017, a cumulative total of 389 cases (10 deaths) have been reported. The outbreak, initially localized to the western side of Lusaka city, has spread to the eastern side, with six subdistricts currently affected, namely: Chipata, Kanyama, Chawama, Matero, Chilenje, and Chelston. As of 29 November, 230 specimens have tested positive for cholera and 53 isolates cultured Vibrio cholerae O1 Ogawa. WHO state the situation is likely to worsen with the ongoing rainy season, resulting in further contamination of water sources.

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25 Oct 2017 Lusaka. Zambia

As of 20 October 2017, a total of 125 suspected and 59 confirmed cholera cases, with two deaths, have been reported.

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