12 September 2016: Cholera – situation in the Americas – Epidemiological Update
Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 34 of 2016, a total of 27,839 cholera cases were reported in three countries of the Americas: the Dominican Republic (1,039), Ecuador1 (1), and Haiti (26,799). Haiti alone accounts for 96% of all cholera cases reported in the Region of the Americas up to EW 33 of 2016. Table 1 shows the number of cholera cases reported in selected countries between 2010 and 2016. Figure 1 illustrates the distribution of cumulative cases of cholera in Hispaniola.