Vibrio cholerae

1854

Vibrio cholerae

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Filippo Pacini, Robert Koch bacteriology

Vibrio cholerae

Pandemics

The Wandering Jew

Catching

In Italy, people blamed the Jews and gypsies for bringing cholera; in Tunisia, people blamed Europeans; in the United States, people blamed the Southern blacks. In any place and any time, blame coexists with ignorance. Cholera causes fifty-eight thousand to one-hundred-thirty thousand deaths a year as of 2010.

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