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FDA Approves Vaxchora (Cholera Vaccine, Live, Oral) to Prevent Cholera in Travelers

Posted 30 Jun 2016 by Drugs.com

June 10, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vaxchora, a vaccine for the prevention of cholera caused by serogroup O1 in adults 18 through 64 years of age traveling to cholera-affected areas. Vaxchora is the only FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of cholera. Cholera, a disease caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria, is acquired by ingesting contaminated water or food ...

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