June 10, 2016

FDA Approves Cholera Vaccine for US Travelers

Source: Associated Press
Publication Date: June 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have approved the first cholera vaccine intended to protect U.S. travelers from the potentially life-threatening disease. The Food and Drug Administration approved the liquid vaccine, called Vaxchora, for adults ages 18 to 64 who are traveling to countries affected by cholera.