On October 6, Lebanon health authorities reported the first confirmed cholera case in the country since 1993.
As of October 27, officials reported an additional 182 cumulative cases, bringing the total to 1095–this includes 368 confirmed cases.
The cholera death toll has risen to 15.
Lebanon Minister of Health, Dr. Faras Al-Bayd announced this week that 600,000 doses of cholera vaccine will be received within two weeks to help Lebanon limit the spread of the epidemic.
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