Epidemiological features of epidemic cholera (El Tor) in Zimbabwe.

@article{Bradley1996EpidemiologicalFO,
  title={Epidemiological features of epidemic cholera (El Tor) in Zimbabwe.},
  author={Mark Bradley and Robert Shakespeare and A Ruwende and Mark E. J. Woolhouse and Elizabeth R. Mason and Anderson Munatsi},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={
          378-82
        }
}
Epidemics of cholera have been frequent in southern Africa since the reintroduction of the disease to the continent in 1970. In late 1992, following a severe drought and an influx of refugees from Mozambique, cholera reappeared in Zimbabwe for the first time since 1985 and rapidly spread through the rural areas of the country. Data relating to symptomatic cholera infection collected during 2 large outbreaks on the eastern border of the country showed that host age and sex were important factors… CONTINUE READING
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