Cholera vaccinations launched in post-cyclone Mozambique

Children stand on a fallen tree in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Nhampuepua, near Beira, Mozambique March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

GENEVA (Reuters) – Health officials launched a vaccination campaign in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit port city of Beira on Wednesday in an effort to contain an outbreak of cholera that has already infected more than 1,400 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Some 900,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine arrived on Tuesday in Mozambique, where Cyclone […]

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