Outbreaks and other emergencies updates

Week 31

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 43 events in the region. This week, one new event has been reported: flash floods/mudslides in Sierra Leone. This week’s edition also covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Lassa fever and cholera in Nigeria
  • Cholera in the United Republic of Tanzania
  • Necrotizing cellulitis/fasciitis in the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe
  • Humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic

Read the weekly bulletin on outbreaks and other emergencies - Week 33: 12 – 18 August 2017

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