1999 - Cholera, Comoros
22 December 1999
Disease Outbreak Reported
An outbreak of cholera has occurred on Anjouan Island, Comoros, where a total of 103 cases with 14 deaths were reported between 11 November and 17 December 1999. The most affected district was Domoni, which accounted for 52 cases and 10 of the reported deaths. Health education and sanitary measures are being implemented.
WHO, other UN agencies and NGOs are collaborating with the Ministry of Health to organize medical supplies and other assistance, which are required to control this outbreak.