Q&A with WHO: Cholera vaccine stockpile - a new tool to avoid needless suffering

By Alisa Tang | Mon, 3 Mar 2014 11:20 AM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has activated for the first time a new cholera vaccine emergency stockpile to protect hundreds of thousands displaced by conflict in South Sudan and living in temporary camps.

Although there is currently no outbreak of cholera - an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water - the risk is high...

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