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Probiotics Prevent Cholera in Animal Models
Ruth Williams | Jun 13, 2018
Two different types of bacteria—one genetically engineered and one from cheese—defend animal intestines from
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
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
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017
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
People from Bangladesh show signs of evolution in response to cholera.
Cholera Confusion, circa 1832
Dan Cossins | Jan 31, 2013
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
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
Researchers pinpoint Nepalese soldiers as the source of last year’s deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.