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Effectiveness of mass oral cholera vaccination in Beira, Mozambique.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: New-generation, orally administered cholera vaccines offer the promise of improved control of cholera in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in many cholera-affected African populations has raised doubts about the level of protection possible with vaccination. We evaluated a mass immunization program with recombinant cholera-toxin B subunit, killed whole-cell (rBS-WC) oral cholera vaccine in Beira, Mozambique, a city wh...

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10.1056/nejmoa043323

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von Seidlein, L More by this author
Ampuero, J More by this author
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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
352
Issue:
8
Pages:
757-767
Publication date:
2005-02-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:a48204dc-5e7f-4c06-8315-6b9c43bb0f53
Source identifiers:
67957
Local pid:
pubs:67957

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