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I'm wondering what is the name of the cholera vaccine?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

There is no Cholera Vaccine currently available in the us and it is not recommended by the cdc for most travelers.There are 2 oral vaccines , one from sweden (dukoral) and one from india (shanchol). See the cdc website.www.cdc.gov/travel.

Answered Jun 24, 2014

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

"The FDA recently approved a single-dose live oral cholera vaccine called Vaxchora (lyophilized CVD 103-HgR) in the United States. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to approve the vaccine for adults 18 – 64 years old who are traveling to an area of active cholera transmission." REF: https://www.cdc.gov/cholera/vaccines.html. Dukoral® and ShanChol® are not available in

Answered Jun 18, 2017

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