Local and regional cholera outbreaks

Almost half of the country’s 28 districts have now reported cholera infections. A further 172 cases over the past month have taken the total to 718 and 19 deaths. The capital, Lilongue, and the district of Karonga have been hardest hit. Read more. Quarantine officials at Egypt’s Cairo International Airport are to begin screening passengers arriving from Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia for symptoms of cholera. The measure is in response to ongoing outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa (see UNICEF bulletin). Read more

Affected Regions


Affected Countries