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Potential for Controlling Cholera Using a Ring Vaccination Strategy

The current prequalified oral cholera vaccines provide over 80% (direct) protection in the first 6 mo after vaccination, with protection of up to 65% for 5 y estimated in an endemic settin. However, this estimate does not include herd protection…

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Top immunization myths: Educating your patients

Introduction Immunization remains one of the most successful methods for the control and eradication of infectious disease all over the world. It is because of immunization that we have eliminated smallpox and are close to eliminating polio. Many deadly diseases, like measles, tetanus and diphtheria, are now killing far fewer… 

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