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Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the east.
Diagrammatic War, 1858
Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.
Diagrammatic War, 1858
Diagrammatic War, 1858

Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.

Pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale had an eye for creating memorable graphics that helped convince the general population that including sanitation reforms as part of public health policy would save British soldiers’ lives.

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a person in a black shirt crouches on a dirt bank and cups water drawn from a river.
Cholera Outbreak Strikes 29 Countries, Highlights Vaccine Shortage
Katherine Irving | Oct 31, 2022 | 3 min read
The international group coordinating emergency vaccines recommends administering one dose instead of two to combat the “dire shortage” of cholera vaccines worldwide.
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How Commensal Gut Bacteria Keep Pathogens in Check
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Oct 14, 2021 | 7 min read
Recent studies describe how resident microbiota appear to outcompete unwelcome visitors, either with superior weaponry or by guzzling up local resources.  
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Rice-based Cholera Vaccine Induces Antibodies in Small Trial
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Jul 8, 2021 | 4 min read
Immune-response levels to the edible vaccine varied among the subjects, possibly due to differences in the gut microbiome.
A Challenge Trial for COVID-19 Would Not Be the First of Its Kind
Jef Akst | Oct 8, 2020 | 9 min read
Although scientists debate the ethics of deliberately infecting volunteers with SARS-CoV-2, plenty of consenting participants have been exposed to all sorts of pathogens in prior trials.
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Opinion: Look to Cholera Vaccine Campaigns for COVID-19 Guidance
Joshua Havumaki | Jun 15, 2020 | 4 min read
Accounting for a limited stockpile of cholera vaccine can provide insight into the most effective way to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines.
Probiotics Prevent Cholera in Animal Models
Ruth Williams | Jun 13, 2018 | 4 min read
Two different types of bacteria—one genetically engineered and one from cheese—defend animal intestines from Vibrio cholerae infection.  
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018 | 3 min read
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Aug 18, 2017 | 1 min read
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017 | 2 min read
More than 100,000 cases of the bacterial disease have been reported in the war torn country.
Cholera Shaped Human Genes
Kate Yandell | Jul 8, 2013 | 2 min read
People from Bangladesh show signs of evolution in response to cholera.
Cholera Confusion, circa 1832
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013 | 2 min read
As cholera first tore through the Europe in the mid-19th century, people tried anything to prevent the deadly disease. Then science stepped in.
African Cholera Vaccine Trial
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 12, 2012 | 2 min read
For the first time, an oral cholera vaccine is used to control an active epidemic of the bacterial disease.
Haitian Cholera Source Confirmed
Jef Akst | Aug 23, 2011 | 2 min read
Researchers pinpoint Nepalese soldiers as the source of last year’s deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
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