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Health Cluster Bulletin #21 - Cholera and Post-Earthquake Response in Haiti

According to the data sent by the MSPP, the cumulative number of reported cholera cases up to 21st of February is 243,197, including 4,626 deaths. Despite the downward trend during the last periods, the number of hospitalized cholera cases (5,934) reported during the week of 15-21 February, 2011 has been the highest since week of 17 January 2011 (Figure 1). The West Department accounts for 43% of the reported hospitalized cases during week 15-21 February 2011. The case fatality rate observed among hospitalized cases was 2.1%.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2011 16:32

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