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Epidemiological Alert- Regional

COVID - 19 10 Nov, 2022 Follow News

Epidemiological Alert- Regional

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has reported that as of 1 November 2022, Haiti reported 3,429 suspected cases of cholera including 399 confirmed cases. There have also been 89 registered deaths[1]. Cholera is a bacterial disease caused by Vibrio cholerae, and is transmitted through consumption of contaminated food or water.

In response to the outbreak in the region, the Cayman Islands will continue surveillance efforts to monitor for any suspected cholera cases. Currently, no cases have been detected.

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