Cholera vaccine '86 percent effective'

Cholera vaccine '86 percent effective' (8)

IOL 2014.05.30 10:31
By SAPA REUTERS Cholera is caused by a bacterium, Vibrio cholerae, which can spread through the water supply in places where sanitation and hygiene are poor. Washington - A cheap and easy to deliver oral vaccine against cholera is 86 percent effective in preventing the infection which causes severe diarrhoea and can be fatal, researchers said on Thursday. About 1.4 billion people around the globe were at risk for cholera in 2012,
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