UF: Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

UF: Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

UF: Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

A mathematical model of cholera transmission in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination, which focus primarily on improving sanitation, are not likely to solve the problem.  However, eradication of cholera is possible with use of oral cholera vaccine.

 

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