Largest cholera vaccination drive in history underway in Africa. (Photo/UN).

Two Million People In 5 African Countries To Be Protected In Largest Cholera Vaccine Drive In History

Between 1997 and 2012, just 1.5 million doses of cholera vaccines were used worldwide. In 2017 almost 11 million were used, from Sierra Leone to Bangladesh. So far in 2018, over 15 million doses have been approved

Inside a cholera treatment centre in Somalia. (Photo/Amunga Eshuchi/Flickr).

12 Countries, 1,730 Deaths: Africa’s All Too Preventable Cholera Crisis

But by far the worst-affected countries have been Somalia and South Sudan. Zambia, lies in the middle of a range of countries caught in the surge of cases, from struggling Mozambique to relatively prosperous Kenya.

Arcades Shopping Mall in the centre of Lusaka is just one of many shopping centres springing up in Zambia. (Photo/Mike/Flickr).

Why Zambia’s Mall Mania Is A Serious Problem For The Country’s Economic Growth

Lusaka now boasts no less than seven major retail locations  four within three miles of each other, and another three occupying the same road intersection.