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Deadly river : cholera and cover-up in post-earthquake Haiti

Author: Ralph R Frerichs
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Culture and politics of health care work.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Deadly River, Ralph R. Frerichs tells the story of the Haitian cholera epidemic, of a French disease detective determined to trace its origins so that he could help contain the spread and possibly  Read more...

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Frerichs, Ralph R.
Deadly river.
Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015036033
(OCoLC)921821713
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph R Frerichs
ISBN: 9781501703638 1501703633
OCLC Number: 947119136
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Upheaval --
Vibrio cholerae --
Rumors --
Stealth --
Hypotheses --
Maps --
Altered reality --
Journalist --
Secrecy --
Obfuscation --
Speculation --
Pandemics and South Asia --
Report --
Vodou and cholera --
Inquiry --
Politics before science --
Nepal --
Concealed in the field --
Quarantine and isolation --
The wall cracks --
Answers --
Sanitation, water, and vaccination --
Struggles and elimination --
Rapprochement.
Series Title: Culture and politics of health care work.
Responsibility: Ralph R. Frerichs.

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