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Cholera vaccination campaign in Haiti

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Cholera vaccination campaign in Haiti

Successful Cholera vaccination campaign reported in Haiti.

Stage Two Completion of Cholera Vaccination Campaign

A three-part vaccination campaign, under the National Plan for Elimination of Cholera, is being carried out. Phase two successfully issued two doses of vaccine to Artibonite, Centre, and West Departments.

286,837 people have been vaccinated. Of them, 53% were women (and children under the age of 15), both most at-risk. Undiagnosed cases of cholera have been reduced by 76% in 2014 compared to the past year. Phase three occurs in December 2015 when 313,454 people will receive the vaccine.

Tags: Cholera, Health, vaccination

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