UNICEF Charter Delivers 1.6M Doses Of Cholera Vaccine To Sudan
UNICEF: As cholera continues to spread, UNICEF charters 1.6 million doses of vaccines to Sudan
“UNICEF chartered a plane carrying 1.6 million doses of Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) to Khartoum [Sunday]. The vaccines arrived to Sudan at a critical time as cholera cases continue to be reported. According to the Federal Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the outbreak on 8 September, eight deaths were reported in the Blue Nile and Sennar states. Funded by the Global Alliance of Vaccines (GAVI), the vaccines will be used in the vaccination campaign, the first in three years, kicking off on 12 October…” (10/7).