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Cholera Vaccination


Cholera is caused by a bacterium, that while rare in the US, has increased steadily since 2005 in many places around the world, especially those with higher poverty rates and in rural settings.

Who should get immunized:  Immunization is recommended for those between the ages of 18-64.

Immunization schedule:  The immunization is given as a one-time oral (liquid) dose.

Areas at increased risk include: Africa, Southeast Asia and Haiti


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