Notes from the Field: Diarrhea and Acute Respiratory Infection, Oral Cholera Vaccination Coverage, and Care-Seeking Behaviors of Rohingya Refugees — Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October–November 2017

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[The Herald] THE Ministry of Health and Child Care has vaccinated 401 585 people against cholera, bringing the water-borne disease under control.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet Wednesday to determine whether a worsening Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. The meeting, set to be held at the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva, comes about a month after the WHO upgraded Ebola’s risk level in the DRC from “high” to “very high,” according to a UN statement. At that time, global risk was deemed low and the WHO did not recommend limiting travel or trade in and out of the DRC. But depending on the conclusion of Wednesday’s eme...
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The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that a worsening Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) does not constitute an international public health emergency, but stressed in a statement that it remains “deeply concerned” about the situation. The emergency meeting, which was held at the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva, was called about a month after the WHO upgraded Ebola’s risk level in the DRC from “high” to “very high,” according to a UN statement. At that time, global risk was deemed low and the WHO did not recommend limiting travel ...
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[The Herald] President Mnangagwa and other Cabinet ministers have received oral vaccinations against cholera as lead by example in alerting the nation on the importance of such vaccinations to prevent the spread of the disease.
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[The Herald] President Mnangagwa and his Cabinet ministers were yesterday vaccinated against cholera in a move tailored to ensure the nation accepts vaccination as a way of preventing the spread of the water-borne disease. The vaccinations were administered by Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo, epidemiology and disease control director in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr Portia Manangazira and other senior health officials.
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[Premium Times] No fewer than 377,000 people have been vaccinated against cholera in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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[The Herald] At least 90 percent of the targeted population in Mbare, Glen View, Glen Norah and Budiriro, Harare, has been vaccinated against cholera, Epidemiology and Disease Control director in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr Portia Manangazira, has said.
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Conclusions/SignificanceProviding cholera vaccine to slum populations in Dhaka through periodic vaccination campaigns would significantly reduce cholera incidence and inequities, and be especially cost-effective if all 1 –14 year olds are targeted.
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[The Herald] Government has extended mass vaccinations against cholera to residents of Mbare, Glen View, Glen Norah and Budiriro in Harare to allow everyone who could have missed the programme to benefit, Epidemiology and Disease Control director in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr Portia Manangazira, has said.
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