Cholera (cont.)

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Where can people find more information about cholera?

The following links can provide additional information about cholera:

"Cholera," CDC

"Cholera," Travelers' Health - Yellow Book, CDC

"Cholera Epidemiology and Risk Factors," CDC

"Cholera Treatment," CDC


"Chapter 3: Infectious Disease Related to Travel," CDC

"John Snow and the Broad Street Pump," Making the Modern World

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease


Cabral, J. "Water Microbiology. Bacterial Pathogens and Water." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 7.10 (2010): 3657-3703.

Reyburn, R., J. Deen, R. Grais, et al. "The Case for Reactive Mass Oral Cholera Vaccinations." PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5.1 (2011): e952.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/7/2014

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