cholera

A mixed Outbreak of Cholera & E.coli in Sanjauli area of Shimla Municipal Corporation, Himachal Pradesh, India, July 2010

Background: Diarrhoeal diseases cause 4% of deaths globally & 5% in India. In Himachal Pradesh, diarrhoeal outbreaks occur in rainy season due to contamination of water sources. On 13th July 2010 medical college Shimla reported increase in diarrhoea cases from Sanjauli, Shimla. We investigated to identify the cause, possible exposures and implement control measures.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Rajesh Guleri, V. Ramachandran , V Mehta, RK Sood. Field Epidemiology Training Programme, National Institute of Epidemiology, R-127, 3rd Avenue, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayappakam, Chennai-600077, India.

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Rajesh Guleri

Cholera occurs due to consumption of contaminated stream water in a village of hilly area -Kalahandi, North Eastern India, 2009

Background: In August, 2009 a cluster of diarrhoea cases was reported in a rural hilly village of Kalahandi, Orissa, India. We investigated the cluster to identify risk factors and propose recommendations.

Year: 
2008
Author (s): 

Dasmohapatra S, Manickam P, Murhekar MV

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Sripati Dasmohapatra
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