WHO Recommends Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine For Use Among Children In Endemic Countries

Contagion: First Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine Recommended by WHO
“The World Health Organization (WHO) announced [Tuesday] that they are recommending a typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV), Typbar-TCV, for use in infants and children >6 months old in those countries where the infection is endemic. Typhoid affects nearly 12 million individuals and is responsible for about 128,000 to 161,000 deaths each year, according to the WHO…” (4/3).