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.

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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. 

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