Recent News

Mar 15, 2018

News Scan for Mar 15, 2018

Oral cholera vaccine efficacy
Avian flu in Netherlands, Sweden, Taiwan
Monkeypox preparedness priorities
Feb 26, 2018

Vaccine Scan for Feb 26, 2018

FDA's next flu vaccine steps
Cholera vaccine approved
Yellow fever vaccine reminder
Feb 07, 2018

News Scan for Feb 07, 2018

Winter Olympics health advisory
South Sudan cholera winds down
Jan 11, 2018

News Scan for Jan 11, 2018

Emergency-vaccine risks
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Dengvaxia and kids' deaths
Brazil yellow fever campaign
Cholera vaccination in Zambia
Dec 21, 2017

News Scan for Dec 21, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Legionella in cooling towers
1 million cholera cases
Measles in England, Greece
Dec 12, 2017

News Scan for Dec 12, 2017

Smallpox drug review
Flu rise in North America, Asia
Cholera in Kenya, Zambia
Nov 22, 2017

News Scan for Nov 22, 2017

H7N9 cluster analysis
Impact of malaria funding cuts
Cost of measles
Cholera vaccine protection
Nov 16, 2017

News Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Marburg outbreak winds down
Flu vax text alerts
Diphtheria in Latin America
Yemen health crisis
Avian flu in Brazil
Nov 09, 2017
Girl receiving cholera treatment

Gene studies flesh out cholera patterns in Africa, Americas

Strains in Africa are becoming more drug resistant.

Oct 27, 2017

News Scan for Oct 27, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Yemen cholera outbreak slows
Hospital antibiotic consumption

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ali M, Kim DR, Kanungo S, et al. Use of oral cholera vaccine as a vaccine probe to define the geographical dimensions of person-to-person transmission of cholera. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 21)

Atlmann M, Suarez-Bustamante M, Soulier C, et al. First wave of the 2016-17 cholera outbreak in Hodeidah City, Yemen — Acf experience and lessons learned. PLoS Curr 2017 (published online Oct 13)

Baltazar CS, Langa JP, Baloi LD, et al. Multi-site cholera surveillance within the Africa Cholera Surveillance Network shows endemicity in Mozambique, 20112015.PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Oct 9;11(10):e0005941

Bi Q, Ferraras E, Pezzoli L, et al. Protection against cholera from killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 17)

Fong Y, Halloran ME, Park JK, et al. Efficacy of a bivalent killed whole-cell cholera vaccine over five years: a re-analysis of a cluster-randomized trial. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Feb 20;18:84

Franke MF, Jerome JG, Matias WR, et al. Comparison of two control groups for estimation of oral cholera vaccine effectiveness using a case-control study design. Vaccine 2017 (published online Sep 12)

McCarty JM, Lock MD, Hunt KM, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of single-dose live oral cholera vaccine strain CVD 103-HgR in healthy adults age 18-45. Vaccine 2018 (published online Jan 6)

McCrickard LS, Massay AE, Narra R, et al. Cholera mortality during urban epidemic, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, August 16, 2015-January 16, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 31)

Ohene-Adjei K, Kenu E, Bandoh DA, et al. Epidemiological link of a major cholera outbreak in Greater Accra region of Ghana, 2014. BMC Public Health 2017 Oct 11;17:801

Qadri F, Ali M, Lynch J, et al. Efficacy of a single-dose regimen of inactivated whole-cell oral cholera vaccine: results from 2 years of follow-up of a randomised trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 14)

Routh JA, Sreenivasan N, Adhikari B, et al. Cost evaluation of a government-conducted oral cholera vaccination campaign—Haiti, 2013. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Oct;97(Suppl 4):37-42

Saha A, Hayen A, Ali M, et al. Socioeconomic risk factors for cholera in different transmission settings: an analysis of the data of a cluster randomized trial in Bangladesh. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jul 29)

Ververs M, Narra R. Treating cholera in severely malnourished children in the Horn of Africa and Yemen. (Letter) Lancet 2017 (published online Oct 5)

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