June 2021: Ngabwe district launches OCV campaign

Zambia launched the first round of an oral cholera vaccine (OCV) campaign in the rural district of Ngabwe on June 4, targeting 21,000 people. Since January 2021, five of the 11 cholera hotspots identified across the country have received two rounds of OCV, and one has conducted the first round. The campaign aims to vaccinate 85% of the people living in these hotspots. WHO

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