Cholera

Recent News

Oct 08, 2018

News Scan for Oct 08, 2018

FDA approves expanded Gardasil use
Cholera cases rise in Zimbabwe and Niger
Oct 05, 2018

News Scan for Oct 05, 2018

Yemen cholera vaccination
New polio cases
WHO on monkeypox in Nigeria
Universal flu vaccine contract
Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Sep 20, 2018

News Scan for Sep 20, 2018

More low-path H7N3 in California
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Coconut oil against mosquitoes
Sep 17, 2018

News Scan for Sep 17, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
South Korea MERS update
Inhaled flu vaccine trial in kids
Urban cholera in Algeria
Sep 13, 2018

News Scan for Sep 13, 2018

Korea MERS exposure clues
Saudi MERS cases
Cyclospora final update
Salmonella from backyard birds
Eye exams after Zika
Cholera spread in Zimbabwe capital
Sep 11, 2018

News Scan for Sep 11, 2018

Second UK monkeypox case
Egg-linked Salmonella outbreak
Fungal disease costs
Cholera vaccine in Haiti
May 08, 2018

News Scan for May 08, 2018

UK guidance on UTIs
Chagas disease in Americas
Cholera vaccination in Bangladesh
Flu vaccine and infant pneumonia
May 07, 2018

News Scan for May 07, 2018

Largest-ever cholera vaccine drive
Hepatitis A across US
Low HPV vaccine uptake
May 04, 2018
Cholera bacteria

Yemen enters rainy season facing even more cholera

Rain, war, and other factors have helped create the largest cholera outbreak in history, researchers say.

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)

Azman AS, Luquero FJ, Salje H, et al. Micro-hotspots of risk in urban cholera epidemics. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 11)

Bi Q, Abdalla FM, Masauni S, et al. The epidemiology of cholera in Zanzibar: implications for the Zanzibar Comprehensive Cholera Elimination Plan. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 19)

Camacho A, Bouhenia M, Alyusfi R, et al. Cholera epidemic in Yemen, 2016-18: an analysis of surveillance data. Lancet Glob Health 2018 (published online May 3)

Ciglenecki I, Azman AS, Jamet C, et al. Progress and challenges in using oral cholera vaccines to control outbreaks: the Medecins Sans Frontieres experience. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 14)

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, Ternier R, Jerome JG, et al. Long-term effectiveness of one and two doses of a killed, bivalent, whole-cell oral cholera vaccine in Haiti: an extended case-control study. Lancet Glob Health 2018 Sep 1;6(9):PE1028-35

George CM, Hasan K, Monira S, et al. A prospective cohort study comparing household contact and water Vibrio cholera isolates in households of cholera patients in rural Bangladesh. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Jul 27;12(7):e0006641

Golicha Q, Shetty S, Nasiblov O, et al. Cholera outbreak in Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya — November 2015-June 2016. MMWR 2018 Aug 31;67(34):958-61

Guillaume Y, Ternier R, Vissieres K, et al. Responding to cholera in Haiti: implications for the national plan to eliminate cholera by 2022. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 20)

Islam MT, Clemens JD, Qadri F. Cholera control and prevention in Bangladesh: an evaluation of the situation and solutions. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 28)

Kapata N, Sinyange N, Mazaba ML, et al. A multisectoral emergency response approach to a cholera outbreak in Zambia: October 2017-February 2018. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 11)

Lantagne D, Yates T. Household water treatment and cholera control. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 11)

Legros D, Partners of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control. Global cholera epidemiology: opportunities to reduce the burden of cholera by 2030. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 1)

McAteer JB, Danda S, Nhende T, et al. Outbreak of Vibrio cholera associated with attending a funeral — Chegutu District, Zimbabwe, 2018. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2018 May 18;67(19):560-1

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)

Moore S, Dongdem AZ, Opare D, et al. Dynamics of cholera epidemics from Benin to Mauritania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Apr 9;12(4):e0006379

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)

Sinyange N, Brunkard JM, Kapata N, et al. Cholera epidemic — Lusaka, Zambia, October 2017-May 2018. MMWR 2018 May 18;67(19):556-9

Summers A, Humphreys A, Leidman E, et al. Diarrhea and acute respiratory infection, oral cholera vaccination coverage, and care-seeking behaviors of Rohingya refugees — Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October-November 2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2018 May 11;67(18):533-5

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