February 24, 2015 / Helen Matzger
Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.
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June 09, 2014 / Helen Matzger
The world has made great strides against cholera, but more work is needed.
February 26, 2014 / Helen Matzger
Last year, the World Health Organization established a 2 million dose cholera vaccine stockpile for the first time. Cholera outbreaks can be fast and explosive and if communities are not prepared, they can be deadly.
February 03, 2014 / Jimmy Smith
An unusual story is unfolding in Africa, where the battle against a cattle-killing disease called East Coast fever is quickly becoming a cliff-hanger.
November 22, 2013 / Helen Matzger
2013 will be known as a leap year in progress in the fight against cholera – it is the year when global access and financing for oral cholera vaccines became available.
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