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Africhol website

The African Cholera Surveillance Network website contains country-specific information and news on cholera and cholera surveillance. Africhol is a consortium that supports cholera surveillance in several African countries and promotes sustainability. The website also includes project updates, latest research, and publications.

Cholera in Africa

A series of key papers that for the first time describe in depth the epidemiology of cholera in Africa and include findings from on-going laboratory-supported cholera surveillance conducted through the Africhol project and other institutions. This is an excellent overview of the status of cholera in Africa, published as a supplement of the Journal of Infectious Diseases in November 2013. All publications are open source.

Online Training: Introduction to Oral Cholera Vaccine

This is an easy-to-follow introductory lecture and slide show about the history and current status of the oral vaccine for cholera. Given by Dr. David Sack, a long-time expert in cholera, this lecture covers the latest developments in deciding when, where and how to use oral cholera vaccine to prevent cholera deaths.

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