1997 - Cholera in Central African Republic
30 July 1997
Disease Outbreak Reported
An outbreak has occurred in Kouango Sous-Préfecture (Ouaka Prefecture) in the Central African Republic where 44 cases with 8 deaths have been reported from 8 to 17 July. Cholera has not been reported previously in this country and the health authorities are taking appropriate measures to control the outbreak in collaboration with the WHO representative and in accordance with WHO guidelines.