1998 - Typhoid fever in Kyrgyzstan
21 September 1998
Disease Outbreak Reported
The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has informed WHO that an outbreak of typhoid fever has occurred in Osh Oblast. Since 7 September, 458 patients have been hospitalized and 46 cases have been confirmed as typhoid fever. WHO is in close contact with the Ministry of Health to control the further spread of the disease.