Identifying cholera "hotspots" in Uganda: An analysis of cholera surveillance data from 2011 to 2016

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Bwire, Godfrey; Ali, Mohammad; Sack, David A.; Nakinsige, Anne; Naigaga, Martha; Debes, Amanda K.; Ngwa, Moise C.; Brooks, W. Abdullah; Garimoi Orach, Christopher;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 11,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006118, pmc: PMC5746206
  • Subject: Bodies of Water | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Freshwater Environments | Infectious Diseases | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Geographical Locations | Environmental Health | Kenya | Sanitation | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Neglected Tropical Diseases | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Geography | Hygiene | Lakes | Aquatic Environments | Cholera | Health Care | Rivers | Africa | Tropical Diseases | Urban Areas | Bacterial Diseases | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Uganda | Geographic Areas
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Background Despite advance in science and technology for prevention, detection and treatment of cholera, this infectious disease remains a major public health problem in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda inclusive. The aim of this study was to identify choler... View more
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