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Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015

News Scan for Nov 30, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya complications
Celery E coli source
Cholera in Iraq and Tanzania

Oct 23, 2015

Oct 23, 2015

News Scan for Oct 23, 2015

Ancient bubonic plague
US flu still low
Soft-cheese Listeria kills 3
Cholera outbreaks
Polio in Afghanistan

Jan 26, 2011

Jan 26, 2011

Studies support reactive cholera vaccination

(CIDRAP News) – Against the backdrop of the ongoing cholera epidemic in Haiti, two studies released yesterday suggest that cholera vaccination campaigns launched in response to outbreaks can be worthwhile.

In a small case-control study conducted during an outbreak in Vietnam in 2008, vaccination was found to be 76% effective, according to one of the two reports published by PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

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