Cholera Vaccine Campaign Reaches 230K People In Iraq

Agence France-Presse: Over 230,000 vaccinated in Iraq anti-cholera campaign
“More than 230,000 people received a first dose of cholera vaccine in a massive campaign to combat an outbreak of the disease in Iraq, the World Health Organization said Monday…” (11/9).

NPR: Cholera Crisis: A Neglected Disease Is Back In The Headlines
“…[NPR’s] Goats and Soda spoke with [Dominique Legros, a medical epidemiologist with the WHO], who is part of WHO’s cholera response team and has been on the ground in Iraq…” (Kritz, 11/6).

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