Cholera Vaccination Campaign Gets Underway in Zambia
|01/10/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The Zambian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization are beginning a cholera vaccination campaign January 10 to help stop an outbreak of this deadly disease. Latest official figures put the number of cases at 2,672, including 63 deaths.
Two rounds of immunizations are planned. At each stage, about one million people will be vaccinated against cholera. Most of those who will receive these shots live in or around the Zambian capital, Lusaka, since nearly all of the cases of this fatal disease are centered there.
World Health Organization spokesman Christian Lindmeier says the WHO has helped the government plan the read more >>>