Learning from low income countries: what are the lessons?: Community oral rehydration units can contain cholera epidemics

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7475.1183-b (Published 11 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1183
  1. Walter H Curioso, master of public health candidate (wcurioso@u.washington.edu),
  2. J Jaime Miranda (j.miranda@ucl.ac.uk), honorary lecturer,
  3. Ann Marie Kimball, professor (akimball@u.washington.edu)
  1. School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
  2. International Health and Medical Education Centre, University College London, London N19 5LW
  3. Epidemiology and Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington

    EDITOR—Cholera is closely linked to social, economical, and political change, and outbreaks still occur.1 After a century of absence, cholera occurred unexpectedly in the American continent in 1991.2 Peru was the first country to report cases and was the most severely affected by the …

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