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South Sudan: WHO Humanitarian Situation Report - Issue #1 (1 - 6 January 2019)

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- Malaria remains the top cause of morbidity and mortality that accounts for 53% of cases as of week 52, of 2018.
- Four suspected cases of Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) were reported from Bentiu PoC in week 52.
- A consignment of 2160 doses of Ebola vaccine were received by WHO on 4 January 2019 in preparation for the vaccination of frontline Healthcare workers against Ebola.
- The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine was delivered in Juba awaiting installation at the National Public Health Laboratory.
- An unusual increase in numbers of acute watery diarrhea cases has been reported in Malakal PoC and Malakal Town.