Cholera – Zambia
An outbreak of cholera was declared by the Ministry of Health on January 26. The epidemic count of 21 cases registered from 21st to 30 January 2023 in the Vubwi district. On 27 January, there were 13 suspected cases, 6 confirmed, 12 admitted, 7 discharged, and one death.
Diphtheria – Dominican Republic
Four children are admitted with a diagnosis of diphtheria at the Robert Reid Cabral hospital in Santo Domingo. The minors come from the communities of Barahona and Duvergé. These are children from two different families in two distant communities, implying an active outbreak in both communities.