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October 20, 2016

NEW YORK/GENEVA, OCTOBER 20, 2016—A new cholera control strategy using a single-dose oral vaccine instead of two doses could be sufficient in protecting against the deadly disease during an outbreak, according to a study published by international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) in the Lancet Global Health this week.

April 08, 2016

New York/Lusaka, Zambia—The largest cholera vaccination campaign ever began today in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka. International medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working in close collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization to vaccinate more than half a million people in the next two weeks to curb the outbreak that began in February in the city’s overcrowded township areas.

May 28, 2014

Use of vaccine in Guinea demonstrates it can be used to help control and prevent deadly outbreaks.

October 18, 2013

MSF shows the feasibility of implementing a mass vaccination campaign with oral cholera at the onset of an outbreak, using the results of a campaign conducted in Guinea in 2012.

June 03, 2012

More than 170,000 people in the Boffa region of Guinea recently became the first in Africa to receive a new two-dose oral vaccine for cholera.

April 11, 2007

New York, 11 April 2007 – Since cholera was confirmed in Mogadishu on March19, 2007, the international humanitarian medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated more than 800 patients. However the recent worsening violence is making it increasingly difficult for patients to access MSF's cholera treatment center (CTC), which opened two weeks ago. The fighting is also preventing MSF national staff from reaching other areas of the city.