Field evaluation of environmental sanitation measures against cholera.

  title={Field evaluation of environmental sanitation measures against cholera.},
  author={J C Azurin and M G Alvero},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={51 1},
Data obtained in a controlled field study over 5 years in 4 communities showed that the provision of sanitary facilities for human waste disposal can reduce the incidence of cholera by as much as 68%, while the provision of a safe water supply can decrease it by 73%. Where both toilets and water supplies are provided, the incidence can be reduced by as much as 76%. There was evidence that cholera infection gaining access to communities with these facilities tends to spread less and produce… CONTINUE READING

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