- Even during droughts cisterns deliver rainwater. Kourik, Robert; Kasahara, Margaret // Garbage;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p43
Focuses on the use and importance of cisterns in catching rainwater for consumption during dry spells in the United States. Simplicity of cistern systems; Selection, installation and maintenance of cisterns; Kinds of materials; Rainfall captured by the roof; Disadvantages.
- FDA helps prevent spread of cholera epidemic to U.S. Williams, R.D. // FDA Consumer;Sep91, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p14
Examines how cholera, the deadly intestinal disease, continues to rage through South America. Safety of imported food; Crisis in South America; Threat of cholera to North Americans; Efforts to fight epidemic by various health agencies. INSET: Anage-old plague, by R.D.W.;Boil it, cook it, peel...
- Cholera bacteria in ship's ballast water. // FDA Consumer;Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p6
Reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found cholera bacteria in the ballast and holding tank water of two freighter ships from Latin America last fall. Cholera found in four seafood samples taken from Mobile Bay, Alabama; More.
- Cholera: The reappearance of a vanished disease. // Medical Update;Feb95, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the reappearance of cholera in the United States. Cholera infection among passengers on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles, California.
- Travel in the time of cholera. // Consumer Reports on Health;Aug93, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p89
Reports on the warning issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that a cholera epidemic is raging in Central and South America. Disease as spread by contaminated food and drink; Intestinal infection as causing severe diarrhea and dehydration; Cholera vaccine as highly...
- In the time of cholera. Jameson, K.P. // Commonweal;10/25/91, Vol. 118 Issue 18, p609
Studies the recent epidemic of cholera that broke out in northern Peru in January 1991. Comparisons with the last major outbreak of cholera in South America in 1888; Changes made in the arenas of medical science and social policy toward health improvement; How negligent governments played a...
- Cholera epidemic threatens Sierra Leone. Dyer, Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/8/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6997, p77
Reports that a cholera epidemic is threatening Sierra Leone with the onset of the rainy season. Displacement of people by the civil war; Number of cases registered in the Freetown, the capital city; Lack of safe conduct for medical personnel to provincial towns; Scarcity of food and medicine.
- Peru in the time of cholera. Wolford, K. // Christian Century;10/23/91, Vol. 108 Issue 30, p969
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- Worldwide cholera resurgence devastating for 1991. // Nation's Health;Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p19
Announces that the World Health Organization reported 1991 was the worst year in the past three decades for cholera cases, totaling more than the past five years combined. Statistics; Cases; More.