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Feasibility of Mass Vaccination Campaign with Oral Cholera Vaccines in Response to an Outbreak in Guinea

  • Iza Ciglenecki mail,

    Iza.Ciglenecki@geneva.msf.org

    Affiliation: Médecins sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Keita Sakoba,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Conakry, Guinea

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  • Francisco J. Luquero,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Melat Heile,

    Affiliation: Médecins sans Frontières, Conakry, Guinea

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  • Christian Itama,

    Affiliation: World Health Organisation, Conakry, Guinea

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  • Martin Mengel,

    Affiliation: African Cholera Surveillance Network, Paris, France

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  • Rebecca F. Grais,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Francois Verhoustraeten,

    Affiliation: Médecins sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Dominique Legros

    Affiliation: Médecins sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001512

About the Authors

Iza Ciglenecki, Francois Verhoustraeten, Dominique Legros
Médecins sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland
Keita Sakoba
Ministry of Health, Conakry, Guinea
Francisco J. Luquero, Rebecca F. Grais
Epicentre, Paris, France
Melat Heile
Médecins sans Frontières, Conakry, Guinea
Christian Itama
World Health Organisation, Conakry, Guinea
Martin Mengel
African Cholera Surveillance Network, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: Iza.Ciglenecki@geneva.msf.org

Competing Interests

RFG is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine. CI works with World Health Organization. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the World Health Organization. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: IC SK FJL MH RFG DL. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: IC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: IC SK FJL MH CI MM RFG FV DL. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: IC SK FJL MH CI MM RFG FV DL. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: IC SK FJL MH CI MM RFG FV DL.