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WHO Launches Cholera Vaccination Campaign In South Sudan

Media sources report on the WHO’s launch of a cholera vaccination program in South Sudan.

Agence France-Presse: WHO launches anti-cholera drive in conflict-torn S. Sudan
“The World Health Organization began a campaign on Saturday to prevent outbreaks of cholera in temporary camps in South Sudan housing thousands of people who have fled the country’s brutal two-month-old conflict…” (2/22).

WHO: 140,000 people to get cholera vaccine in South Sudan
“WHO is working with the South Sudan Government and partners to provide vaccines to protect nearly 140,000 people living in temporary camps in South Sudan against cholera…” (2/22).