UN-backed cholera vaccination campaign kicks off today in Haiti

UN-backed cholera vaccination campaign kicks off today in Haiti

A vaccination campaign against cholera began today in the areas of Haiti hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the United Nations and other institutions.

“The target population is estimated at 820,000 people over one year of age. Activities will focus on municipalities most vulnerable to cholera outbreaks in the two southern departments of Grand’Anse and Sud, where there have been significant destruction of water and other supply systems,” said Mr. Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN Secretary-General.

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