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The 1991 Cholera Epidemic in Peru: Not a Case of Precaution Gone Awry

Publication Date:

June 15, 2005


Historical examination of the cholera epidemic that began in peru in 1991, examining the many factors that contributed to the spread of the epidemic to 19 countries in Latin America. Dispells the myth that the epidemic was caused by misguided precautionary action on the part of Peruvian health officials.

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