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UVM Physicians Testing Cholera Vaccine, According to Seven Days

Seven Days features a phase three clinical trial of a cholera vaccine for which volunteers are being recruited at UVM’s Vaccine Testing Center. Beyond describing the experience of being a volunteer, the story notes that, while there has been no epidemic of the disease in the U.S. in 100 years, it remains a serious problem for American tourists, missionaries and foreign-aid workers who travel to cholera-prone regions, and to countries that experience sudden disaster-related outbreaks, such as post-earthquake Haiti. Read the story...