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Table 1 Major Rift Valley Fever outbreaks with cumulated reported human cases and confirmed deaths over the period 2000–2019 (WHO data [23])

From: The challenging management of Rift Valley Fever in humans: literature review of the clinical disease and algorithm proposal

Outbreaks datesGeographic distributionReported casesCumulated reported casesDeaths confirmedCumulated confirmed deaths
2000–2001Saudi Arabia, Yemen886886123123
2006–2007Kenya7001586158281
2006–2007Somalia114170051332
2006–2007Tanzania2641964109441
2007–2008Sudan7472711230671
2008–2009Madagascar712342326697
2009–2011South Africa and Namibia> 250367326723
2010Mauritania63373613736
2012Mauritania41377718754
2013–2014Mauritania and Senegal1137880754
2015Mauritania3138198762
2016–2018Uganda1638357769
2016Niger348418333802
2018Kenya2642096808
2019Mayotte14343520808
2019–…aSudana365a471711a819
  1. aOngoing outbreak, provisional figures from reports as of 9th December 2019