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Study reveals intestinal bacteria succession during recovery from cholera in Bangladesh
Massachusetts General Hospital (19 May 2015)
A new study delineates a sequential pattern of changes in the intestinal microbial population of patients recovering from cholera in Bangladesh, findings that may point to ways of speeding recovery from the dangerous diarrheal disease.
Eyes in Sky Monitor Weather, Predict Epidemics
Voice of Amarica (6 May 2015)
...Rita Colwell at the University of Maryland helped unravel cholera’s seasonal swings. And she and her colleagues realized that satellites could detect the conditions leading up to an outbreak.
Better Maps, Less Cholera?
Ozy.com (29 Apr 2015)
Much like the rainy season, outbreaks of cholera return every year to Bangladesh’s crowded slums, where millions throughout the country contract the diarrheal disease. Unless patients get help quickly, it can infect, spread and kill within just hours. And without a detailed map, patients who contract cholera can’t tell doctors...
Calculating against deadly disease
Washington State University (1 Apr 2015)
A new mathematical model designed at WSU could help in battling outbreaks of cholera and other devastating diseases.