May 2018

  • Single Dose Killed OCV: When Sometimes Less is More

    Cholera Vaccination in Overcrowded Nyarugusu Camp. Photo: Louise Annaud, Courtesy of MSF (2015)

    Photo: Louise Annaud, Courtesy of MSF (2015)

    The internationally-licensed killed oral cholera vaccines (OCV): Dukoral, Shanchol, and Euvichol are recommended as two-dose regimens given one to two weeks apart. However, delivery of two doses can be challenging during emergency situations, especially when vaccine supplies are limited.