November 2022: Lebanon begins cholera outbreak response

Lebanon launched a cholera vaccination drive on November 12 in response to its first outbreak in over 30 years. The campaign will target all refugees and people in host communities above age 1, aiming to reach 70% of the target population by administering 200,000 doses per week over three weeks. Lebanon plans to submit a second application to WHO’s International Coordination Group for the additional 2 million OCV doses needed for phase 2 of the campaign. WHO Lebanon

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