January 2021: South Sudan conducts first round of preventive cholera campaign

In response to severe floods and neighboring outbreaks, South Sudan conducted the first round of a preventive cholera campaign from January 16-21—administering the oral vaccine to 93,250 people 1 year and older in Pibor town, Verteth, Gumuruk, and Lekuangule. The country also launched preemptive drives earlier in Bor, reaching 63,280 people 1 year and older from December 16-20, 2020 and 64,137 from January 10-15. WHO

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