NASA SeaWiFS

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

Taking a global view, public health issues and the environment are intimately linked. As an example, research has demonstrated that cholera epidemics occur seasonally in Bangladesh, with peak outbreaks happening twice a year. This bimodal outbreak pattern closely follows the times when large monsoon events are frequent (spring and fall).

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:41

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77
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