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Haiti Launches Diphtheria Vaccination Campaign With Support From PAHO/WHO, UNICEF, Other Partners

PAHO/WHO: Haiti launches campaign to vaccinate over 2 million children against diphtheria, with PAHO support
“In the coming weeks, more than 2.3 million Haitian children between the ages of one and 14 are expected to be vaccinated against diphtheria, a bacterial infection that causes throat inflammation and difficulty breathing and that in severe cases can lead to death. The diphtheria vaccination campaign was launched in mid March by Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), UNICEF, and other partners…” (4/3)