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Liberia IDSR Epidemiology Bulletin 2017 Epi week 38

Liberia IDSR Epidemiology Bulletin 2017 Epi week 38- Sept. 18-24, 2017

Vachel Harris Lake
  • A total of ninety-one suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events with 23 deaths were reported from 15 counties
  • Health facility reporting completeness and timeliness are 98% and 94% respectively
  • Measles outbreaks confirmed in Bong and Nimba Counties
  • Eight neonatal deaths identified retrospectively in Bong County
  • Grand Kru County reached alert threshold for meningitis  with six suspected cases reported
    • However, only one case was confirmed and the other five discarded due to negative lab results