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Syrian Arab Republic: Whole of Syria - Disease Early Warning Snapshot - December 2018

Source: World Health Organization Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Epidemiological Summary During week 48-52 (December) 2018, the cases of influenza-like illness continued to increase from a low in August, but experienced a slight decrease in the final week of the average caseloads across Syria increased from 39,839 cases per week in November to 47,599 cases per week in December. Cases of acute diarrhoeal diseases continued to decrease with the exception of a spike in acute bloody diarrhea observed in Rural Damascus. Leishmaniasis cases showed an expected seasonal increase, going from an average of 1,518 cases/week during Aug-Nov to an average of nearly 2,900 cases/week in December, a 38% increase since November. Significant increases in cases of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) were seen in two governorates – Hama and Idleb – in December. Increases in cases of Hepatitis A were noted in subdistricts of four governorates: Ar-Raqqa, Dara’a, Deir-ez-Zor and Rural Damascus.


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