Background Paper on Whole-Cell, Killed Oral Cholera Vaccines

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Background paper prepared by the SAGE Working Group on Oral Cholera Vaccines, the World Health Organization (WHO) Secretariat, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


This background document presents updated information on whole-cell, killed, oral cholera vaccines since the previous oral cholera vaccine position paper (2010), describes the relevant data reviewed by the working group and the resulting proposed recommendations for whole-cell, killed oral cholera vaccines for SAGE deliberation and consideration.