Vibrio cholerae

1854 Vibrio cholerae

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Filippo Pacini, Robert Koch bacteriology Vibrio cholerae

Vibrio cholerae


The Wandering Jew


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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