Effectiveness of one dose of oral cholera vaccine in response to an outbreak: a case-cohort study

Background: Oral cholera vaccines represent a new effective tool to fight cholera and are licensed as two-dose regimens with 2–4 weeks between doses. Evidence from previous studies suggests that a single dose of oral cholera vaccine might provide substantial direct protection against cholera. During...

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Main Authors: Dr. Andrew S Azman, PhD, Lucy A Parker, PhD, John Rumunu, MPH, Fisseha Tadesse, MPH, Francesco Grandesso, MPH, Lul L Deng, MD, Richard Laku Lino, MPH, Bior K Bior, PhD, Michael Lasuba, MS, Anne-Laure Page, PhD, Lameck Ontweka, BS, Augusto E Llosa, PhD, Sandra Cohuet, MD, Lorenzo Pezzoli, PhD, Dossou Vincent Sodjinou, MD, Abdinasir Abubakar, MD, Amanda K Debes, PhD, Allan M Mpairwe, MPH, Joseph F Wamala, MPH, Christine Jamet, MPH, Justin Lessler, PhD, Prof. David A Sack, MD, Marie-Laure Quilici, PhD, Iza Ciglenecki, MD, Francisco J Luquero, PhD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2016-11-01
Series:The Lancet Global Health
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214109X1630211X