Lebanon launches first phase of cholera vaccine campaign

Sun, 2022-11-13 00:18

BEIRUT: The Ministry of Public Health of Lebanon launched a cholera vaccination campaign on Saturday aimed at reaching 70 percent of the target population over the next three weeks.

The World Health Organization assisted the ministry in obtaining a critical shipment of 600,000 doses of cholera vaccine. 

The campaign will target all refugees and host communities over the age of one with a weekly target of administering 200,000 doses. 

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