Recurrent cholera epidemics in Kano--northern Nigeria.

  title={Recurrent cholera epidemics in Kano--northern Nigeria.},
  author={Abdulmumini Usman and Faruk Sarkinfada and Jacob Mufunda and Peter M Nyarango and Kabir Mansur and T M Daiyabu},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  volume={51 3-4},
OBJECTIVES The study examined the factors associated with recurrent cholera epidemics in Kano State of Northern Nigeria, the management of the epidemics and health outcomes. METHODS Using epidemiological data from the Public Health Department of the Kano State Ministry of Health, the study examined the frequency and geographical distribution of the epidemics for the period 1995 to 2001; procedures for detection; control measures as well as results of biological and bacteriological testing of… CONTINUE READING

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