International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Meningitis outbreak

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Meningitis vaccination in Chad:
Meningitis vaccination in Chad:
Meningitis vaccination in Chad:
Meningitis vaccination in Chad:
Meningitis vaccination in Chad:
Photo: IRC

In March 2011, the IRC, its UN partners and the government of Chad vaccinated 40,000 people in four days as a deadly meningitis epidemic reached a refugee camp where the IRC is the sole health provider.