Environmental Health News

What's Working

  • Garden Mosaics projects promote science education while connecting young and old people as they work together in local gardens.
  • Hope Meadows is a planned inter-generational community containing foster and adoptive parents, children, and senior citizens
  • In August 2002, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board voted to ban soft drinks from all of the district’s schools

Of Cabbages and Chlorine: Cholera in Peru


Editors, Lancet

Publication Date:

July 4, 1992


Editorial in Lancet debunks the false rumor that an epidemic of cholera in Peru in 1991 was started by deliberat action of health officials stopping chlorination of water supplies as a precautionary measure to avoid the dangers of cancer from chlorination byproducts.


Of Cabbages and Chlorine: Cholera in Peru, (HTM, 4 KB)

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (19)