Effectiveness of reactive oral cholera vaccination in rural Haiti: a case-control study and bias-indicator analysis.

@article{Ivers2015EffectivenessOR,
  title={Effectiveness of reactive oral cholera vaccination in rural Haiti: a case-control study and bias-indicator analysis.},
  author={Louise C. Ivers and Isabelle J. Hilaire and Jessica E. Teng and Charles Patrick Almazor and J. Gregory Jerome and Ralph Ternier and Jacques Boncy and Josiane Buteau and Megan B Murray and Jason B. Harris and Molly F Franke},
  journal={The Lancet. Global health},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          e162-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Between April and June, 2012, a reactive cholera vaccination campaign was done in Haiti with an oral inactivated bivalent whole-cell vaccine. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of the vaccine in a case-control study and to assess the likelihood of bias in that study in a bias-indicator study. METHODS Residents of Bocozel or Grand Saline who were eligible for the vaccination campaign (ie, age ≥12 months, not pregnant, and living in the region at the time of the vaccine campaign… CONTINUE READING

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