Epidemic Cholera in a Crowded Urban Environment, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Published Date:Nov 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(11):2143-2146.
Aged, 80 And Over
Prevention And Control
Description:We conducted a case-control study to investigate factors associated with epidemic cholera. Water treatment and handwashing may have been protective, highlighting the need for personal hygiene for cholera prevention in contaminated urban environments. We also found a diverse diet, a possible proxy for improved nutrition, was protective against cholera.
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