MoH receives two million doses of oral cholera vaccine

Damascus, SANA-  The Ministry of Health received on Wednesday two million doses of an oral vaccine against cholera, provided by the UNICEF and the Global Vaccine Initiative (GAVI).

Dr. Hassan Al-Ghabash, Minister of Health, said that all preparations have been completed to launch the campaign in the 4 of December and will last for two weeks, in Aleppo countryside, Deir Ezzor, Hasakeh, and al-Raqqa, as a first stage, as they are the most affected by the disease.

The cumulative total of confirmed cholera infections in Syria registered 1556 cases, of them 49 died.

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