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Cholera: Adamawa Conducts First Vaccination Campaign

Cholera: Adamawa Conducts First Vaccination Campaign

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The first round of the two-phase Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign has kicked off in high-risk wards of Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha local government areas (LGAs) of Adamawa, the World Health Organisation ( WHO) has said. WHO, in a statement said that the vaccination campaign to be implemented from 10th to 17th June 2018, is also the first ever cholera vaccination exercise in the state following the release of 750,000 doses of OCV by International Coordinating Group (ICG). It said that the initial batch of 378, 815 doses of the vaccine had already been delivered to Nigeria for the first round of the campaign while vaccines for the second round will be released based on successful implementation and report of the first round. WHO Representative to Nigeria, Dr Wondimagegne...