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What name vaccine of cholera

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Improvement in water supply, sanitation, food safety and awareness of preventive measures are the best means of preventing cholera. However, who and partners are evaluating the use of newer tools to complement these traditional measures. Oral cholera vaccines of demonstrated safety and effectiveness have recently become available for use by individuals.

Answered Nov 15, 2012

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Dr. Larry Lutwick answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Dukoral, shanchol and morcvax.

Answered Dec 18, 2012

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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. " Approved in 2016. 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.

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