Loo4 3.6 Infectious Diseases Research Paper

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LO4 3.6 Infectious Diseases

Herald Courier is reporting that the Pan American Health Organization is warning of a surge in cholera cases due to widespread flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Holly Frew, an emergency communications manager for the humanitarian organization CARE, states that 20 new cholera cases are reported since the hurricane hit and that a shipment of hygiene kits are expected to arrive to help prevent disease’s spread.
Cholera is a bacterial infection spread through contaminated water or food and causes disease with a rapid onset of diarrhea.
Infections which are born in natural disasters are hard to control due to individuals being concern more on their safety from an actual disaster than boil water before consumption.

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