Coverage and cost of a large oral cholera vaccination program in a high-risk cholera endemic urban population in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

@article{Khan2013CoverageAC,
  title={Coverage and cost of a large oral cholera vaccination program in a high-risk cholera endemic urban population in Dhaka, Bangladesh.},
  author={Iqbal Ansary Khan and Amit Shankar Saha and Fahima Chowdhury and Ashraful Islam Khan and Md Jasim Uddin and Yasmin Ara Begum and Baizid Khoorshid Riaz and Sanjida Binte Islam and Mohammad Ali and Stephen P Luby and John David Clemens and Alejandro Cravioto and Firdausi Qadri},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 51},
  pages={
          6058-64
        }
}
A feasibility study of an oral cholera vaccine was carried out to test strategies to reach high-risk populations in urban Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study was cluster randomized, with three arms: vaccine, vaccine plus safe water and hand washing practice, and no intervention. High risk people of age one year and above (except pregnant woman) from the two intervention arms received two doses of the oral cholera vaccine, Shanchol™. Vaccination was conducted between 17th February and 16th… CONTINUE READING

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