Recent News

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
Oct 12, 2017

News Scan for Oct 12, 2017

Florida Zika case
Low H3N2 protection in seniors
Yemen cholera cases
Africa VHF threat
Healthcare-associated infections
Oct 03, 2017
Cholera treatment

WHO, partners launch road map to slash cholera deaths

Six main strategies target disease in hot spot countries that drive much of the world's cholera activity.

Sep 20, 2017

News Scan for Sep 20, 2017

Global flu hot spots
Flu vaccine trial launch
Nigerian yellow fever
Yemen cholera

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)

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)

Khan AI, Ali M, Chowdhury F, et al. Safety of the oral cholera vaccine in pregnancy: retrospective findings from a subgroup following mass vaccination campaign in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Vaccine 2017 (published online Feb 11)

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)

Moore SM, Azman AS, Zaitchik BF, et al. El Nino and the shifting geography of cholera in Africa. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017 (published online Apr 10)

Narra R, Maeda JM, Temba H, et al. Ongoing cholera epidemic — Tanzania, 2015-2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Feb 17;66(6):177-8

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

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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