Cholera early warning system could save thousands of lives

Guardian: A woman is taken to a clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe, during a major cholera outbreak in 2008. An early warning system that can predict devastating outbreaks of cholera months before they strike has been developed by scientists. The work could transform medical care in improverished tropical zones where the gut infection is endemic and kills more than 100,000 people a year. With a few months' warning, health services would stand a better chance of mobilising pre-emptive measures, including vaccine......

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