Cholera studies: 1. History of the disease

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Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: Pollitzer, R
Year of Publication: 1954
Journal: Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume: 10
Issue: 3
Pagination: 421 - 461
Date Published: 1954
Publication Language: eng
ISBN Number: 0042-9686

In this, the first of a series of cholera studies, the history of the disease from its earliest recorded appearance up to 1923 is outlined, and its geographical distribution described. The origins and main routes of spread of the six great pandemics are indicated; possible causes of the variations in mortality which accompanied them are discussed.

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Short Title: Bull World Health Organ
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