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Guinea worm wrap-up ; # 182, July 7, 2008
  • Published Date:
    July 7, 2008
  • 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 ; # 182
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    SUDAN AND GHANA REDUCE CASES BY -73% IN JANUARY-MAY 2008

    Sudan and Ghana, which together have reported 94% of all cases of dracunculiasis so far this year, have collectively recorded 1,331 cases in January-May 2008, compared to 4,936 cases during the same period of 2007, yielding a combined reduction of -73% thus far. As illustrated in Figure 1, the cumulative number of cases reported by all five remaining endemic countries is reduced by -72% so far this year, compared to a reduction of -48% between January-May 2006 and the same period of 2007.

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