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Unformatted text preview: is much worse, the key to stopping this is prevention, compared to thorough rehydration. Although cholera is fairly easy to prevent, it is harder in a dense third world country. Thankfully Haiti has enough antibiotics to treat 100,000 cases of cholera and a great deal of fluids to rehydrate 30,000 people. I believe this is relevant to the class because it is an infectious disease that we have talked about. This seems like an epidemic to me, although it is technically an outbreak. This disease affects humans and this spread of cholera in Haiti is a prime example of how fast a disease can move about a population....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Savoie during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08