Haiti Launches Large Cholera Vaccination Campaign; More Sustainable Prevention Efforts Needed, Experts Say
Reuters: Haiti launches massive cholera vaccination drive but worries remain
“Haiti has launched a massive cholera vaccination campaign to battle a flare-up after Hurricane Matthew, but concerns remain about the capacity for longer-term improvements to water and sanitation infrastructure needed to eradicate the disease…” (Brice, 11/9).
VOA News: Haiti Launches Ambitious Cholera Vaccination Campaign
“…The campaign, begun Tuesday, is expected to be the world’s largest, targeting 820,000 people. There have been around 3,500 suspected cases of the water-borne illness since the Category 4 storm tore across southwest Haiti last month…” (11/9).
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