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Locally run cholera intervention can reduce disease burden, finds study

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 15 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2658
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

An oral vaccine against cholera had a protective effectiveness of 69% against clinically significant cholera when administered to a rural population by local health officials and with local resources, found a study carried out in the cholera endemic area of Satyabadi in Odisha state, India.1 The results were similar to those of a controlled clinical trial that …

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