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Syria: EWARS Weekly Bulletin, Week 45: 3 - 9 November 2019

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• A total of 267 455 consultations were recorded in all the 14 governorates in week 45.

• The leading causes of morbidity among all age groups were influenza-like illnesses (62.6%) and acute diarrhea (26.0%).

• 36 suspected measles cases were reported during week 45. The blood specimens of 27 cases were collected and tested at the reference laboratory in Damascus. The laboratory result showed all negative for measles.

• Five acute flaccid paralysis cases were reported in week 45 from Homs, Hama, Damascus and Rural Damascus.