Typhoid: immunising against antimicrobial resistance

  09 October 2020

In November 2019, Pakistan took a big step forward to protect future generations when it became the first country to introduce typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into its routine immunisation programme. Spread through contaminated food and water, typhoid is a preventable disease that disproportionately affects young people and under-served communities in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. It is often associated with poorer urban areas where there is little access to sanitation or clean water.

Further reading: GAVI The Vaccine Alliance
Author(s): GAVI The Vaccine Alliance
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