Sri Lanka Ships 100,000 Doses Of Typhoid Vaccine To Flood Areas
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said it has shipped 100,000 doses of vaccine to prevent typhoid anticipated to spread among people affected by recent floods
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