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WHO supports the immunization of 1 million people against cholera in Zambia

January 2018 – WHO and partners are supporting the Government of Zambia to vaccinate residents of Lusaka against cholera.

According to Health Minister of Zambia, Dr Chitalu Chilufya, the immunization campaign will bring the life-saving oral cholera vaccine to the people who need it most. He also highlighted the role that communities can play in preventing the spread of the disease.

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