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WHO: Cholera Vaccine Helps Control Deadly Disease

The World Health Organization says cholera vaccines are effectively controlling the spread of the deadly disease in a number of high-risk areas around the globe, but the lack of vaccines limits the ability to protect all people in need. According to newly released data by the U.N. agency, there are an estimated three to five million cases of cholera annually, which can cause up to 120,000 deaths worldwide. The virulent illness, which can kill in a matter of hours, is caused by ingestion...

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