22 January 2019: Diphtheria – Epidemiological Update

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diphtheriaIn 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, the outbreaks are ongoing in Haiti and Venezuela; both have reported cases in 2019 that occurred between December 2018 and January 2019.