08 Mar 2018 Hoima. Uganda
As of 2 March 2018, a total of 1,151 cases with 31 deaths have been reported in Hoima District between 15 and 27 February 2018.
28 Feb 2018 Hoima. Uganda
On 23 February 2018, the Uganda Ministry of Health notified WHO of a cholera outbreak in western Uganda. The index case, a 60-year-old man, developed symptoms on 15 February 2018. Concurrently, two children died of acute watery diarrhoea and severe dehydration. Four culture tests are positive, confirming the outbreak. A total of 700 suspected cholera cases, including 27 deaths have been reported. The affected population is newly arrived refugees and a few members of the host population.