Recent News

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.

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

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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 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

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

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

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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