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[Epidemic cholera in complex emergencies].

Authors
  • Campuzano Cuadrado, Pedro
  • Arcos González, Pedro
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista espanola de salud publica
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
88
Issue
2
Pages
191–201
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4321/S1135-57272014000200003
PMID: 24914859
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In the cases studied the following specific risk factors of complex emergencies are present and amplify the impacts of cholera: serious deficiencies in water and sanitation, over-crowding, weak health system, lack of previous immunity of the affected population and introduction or reintroduction of causative agent.

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