Cholera – Iraq
WHO received notification from the National IHR Focal Point of Iraq of additional laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera.
As of 22 November, a total of 2,810 laboratory-confirmed cases of Vibrio cholerae 01 Inaba had been confirmed at the Central Public Health Laboratory in Baghdad, and only 2 deaths related to cholera were reported.
Cholera – United Republic of Tanzania
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) of Tanzania has notified WHO of additional laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera. Across the country, at least 9,871 cases have been reported, including 150 deaths.
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus – Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Two additional cases of type 1 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV1) have been reported from Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), bringing the total number of cases in this outbreak to three.