130K Refugees Get Oral Cholera Vaccine in Tanzania Camp

A cholera vaccination campaign to protect Burundian and Congolese refugees in the overflowing Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania has been completed. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) worked with the Ministry of Health and the UN to adminster two doses of the oral vaccine to 130,000 people. "Vaccination is an urgent and essential response to prevent lives being lost, but to reduce the risk of new epidemics, sanitary conditions in the camp must be rapidly improved," said Sita Cacioppe, Emergency Coordinator for MSF. Read more: https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org...