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Guinea worm wrap-up ; # 193, November 17, 2009
  • Published Date:
    November 17, 2009
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    WHO Collaborating Center for Research, Training and Eradication of Dracunculiasis. ; Emory University. Carter Center ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    Guinea worm wrap-up ; # 193
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    3,086 PROVISIONAL CASES REPORTED; STATUS OF REPORTING, RUMORS REPORTED AND REWARDS OFFERED IN FORMER AND CURRENT GUINEA WORM ENDEMIC COUNTRIES.

    During January – October the remaining 6 endemic countries (Sudan, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia, Niger, and Nigeria) reported 3,086 cases of dracunculiasis, including 4 cases imported from one country to another (see Figures 1, 2, and 4, and Table 2). Both Niger and Nigeria reported zero indigenous cases of dracunculiasis during 2009, so far. The status of reporting, rumors reported and rewards offered in former and current Guinea worm endemic countries is shown in Table 3.

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