WHO, Health Ministries, Partners Begin Largest-Ever Cholera Vaccination Campaign In 5 African Nations
U.N. News: Largest-ever global response to cholera targets 2 million people in Africa
“The largest cholera vaccination drive in history targeting two million people across Africa is underway, the United Nations announced on Monday, in response to a series of recent deadly outbreaks of the waterborne disease. … The drive targets Zambia, Uganda, Malawi, South Sudan, and Nigeria, and will be completed by mid-June. The vaccines are funded by the Vaccine Alliance, a public-private partnership known as Gavi, and were sourced from the global stockpile…” (5/7).