1999 - Cholera in Rwanda
18 November 1999
Disease Outbreak Reported
Cholera, Rwanda. On 25 October, an outbreak was notified by the Chief Medical Officer of the Ruhengeri health region, where the main hospital had admitted suspect cholera cases. Two samples were confirmed by laboratory as Vibrio cholerae serotype Inaba.
On 26 October, a team from the Ministry of Health visited the area to further
investigate and evaluate the situation:
In response to the outbreak the health authorities: