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cholera

ko luh ruh

  • n  an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

  • Can aircraft spread disease?In recent years European public health officials have been puzzled by a number of cholera outbreaks in areas where the disease.
  • Natives of the northern mountains of India believe that cholera is a six-handed demon with no feet.
  • Cholera is one of the simplest diseases to prevent or cure.
News & Articles

  • Sierra Leone braces for cholera season
    As the fleeting storms of May give way to the persistent downpours of June, the National Cholera Taskforce in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is working to prevent a repeat of last year's cholera outbreak.
    June 12, 2013 - IRIN
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in Reuters
    The fact is there was a sham election, there has been a sham process of power-sharing talks and now we are seeing not only political and economic total devastation ...... but a humanitarian toll of the cholera epidemic,Rice said.
  • Robert Mugabe in The Herald
    The figure representing Mr Mugabe, who was claimed the disease is under control, told the gathering: "There is no cholera in Zimbabwe!"
  • Louis Michel in Deutsche Welle
    I'm shocked at the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe and call upon the authorities there to respond quickly to this cholera outbreak by allowing full assistance from international humanitarians and regional partners,said Louis...

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