Five complementary interventions to slow cholera: Haiti

@article{Ivers2010FiveCI,
  title={Five complementary interventions to slow cholera: Haiti},
  author={Louise C Ivers and Paul Farmer and Charles Patrick Almazor and Fernet Leandre},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376},
  pages={2048-2051}
}
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