Water supply

Typhoid in Tajikistan

Investigation of an outbreak of several thousand cases of Typhoid fever in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in 1997 that resulted from inadequately maintained public water supply.

 

Objectives

After completing this case study, the student should be able to:

1.       list health problems common in countries with economic hardships, deteriorating infrastructure, and displaced populations;

Investigation: 
Outbreak
Country: 
Tajikistan
Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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