Dracunculiasis

South Sudan

Status for the period of January to April 2013

In the first quarter of 2013, 31 cases were reported from 25 villages in 4 counties:

  • Eastern Equatoria state
    • Kapoeta East County(24 cases)
    • Kapoeta North County (2 cases)
  • Jonglei state
    • Pibor County (3 cases)
  • Warrab state
    • Gogrial East County (2 cases)

Only 21 of the 31 cases were contained. During the same period of 2012, 141 cases were reported from 95 villages in South Sudan

48 rumours were reported and investigated, none was confirmed.

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Last update:

2 July 2013 17:45 CEST