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DW: Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report (9/10). New Humanitarian: Five things to watch after Hurricane Dorian strikes the Bahamas (Parker, 9/10). Reuters: Sudan’s major floods present first challenge for its new leader (Siddig et al., 9/10). Reuters: Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhea (Abdelaziz/Saba, 9/10). Reuters:…

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DRC Rolls Out Phase 2 Of Largest-Ever Oral Vaccination Campaign Against Cholera

World Health Organization: More than a million people to be vaccinated in phase 2 of a huge cholera vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “Phase 2 of the biggest ever oral vaccination campaign against cholera is scheduled to take place from 3-8 July 2019 in 15 health…

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Gates Foundation Expert Discusses Ways To End Cholera Globally

World Economic Forum: How we can defeat cholera for good Anita Zaidi, director of vaccine development, surveillance, and enteric and diarrheal diseases programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the efforts of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to address cholera…

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International Community Must Continue To Work To Maintain Progress Against Cholera

Project Syndicate: Maintaining the Momentum Against Cholera Anita Zaidi, director of vaccine development, surveillance, and enteric and diarrheal diseases programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…[I]n the past 18 months, the world has made significant strides in the fight against cholera. … It is possible that historians will…