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Public health. The cholera crisis in Africa.

Indian Council of Medical Research, Ansari Nagore, New Delhi, 110029, India.
Science (Impact Factor: 31.48). 06/2009; 324(5929):885. DOI: 10.1126/science.1173890
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ABSTRACT In July 1994, 500,000 to 800,000 Rwandans crossed the border into the North Kivu region of Zaire (now called the Democratic
Republic of the Congo, DRC). During the first month after the influx, almost 50,000 refugees died; cholera was a major contributor
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