Potential use of oral cholera vaccines in emergency situations. Report of a WHO meeting. Geneva, Switzerland, 12-13 May 1999

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Potential use of oral cholera vaccines in emergency situations. Report of a WHO meeting. Geneva, Switzerland, 12-13 May 1999

Introduction
Progress in Development and Evaluation of Oral Cholera Vaccines since the 1995 Meeting
Killed whole-cell (WC) cholera vaccines produced in Viet Nam
Live attenuated CVD 103-HgR cholera vaccine

New Data on Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Cholera Vaccines
Cost-effectiveness analysis of treatment and vaccination strategies for the control of cholera epidemics in sub-Saharan refugee settings
A cost-benefit analysis of programmatic use of CVD 103-HgR live oral cholera vaccine in a high-risk population
Cost of immunization with a locally produced oral, killed, bivalent whole-cell cholera vaccine in Viet Nam
Direct costs of Médecins sans Frontières cholera control interventions

New Data on Feasibility and Acceptability of Oral Cholera Vaccines
Establishing a Cholera Vaccine Stock for Use in Some Specific Situations
Conclusions
Recommendations
References
Annex 1: Cholera vaccine specifics
Annex 2: Agenda

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