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Chicago urban legend states that of 90,000 people died in Chicago typhoid fever and cholera in 1885?
in 1906, some
Filipino prisoners involved in were intentionally infected with medical experiments in the United States cholera, and those who survived were rewarded with cigars or cigarettes?
became a Providence, Ohio ghost town in the mid-nineteenth century after suffering both a catastrophic fire and a cholera epidemic?
, a Oladevi deity whose worship may have originated in the Indus Valley Civilization, was honoured and feared as the goddess of cholera in rural Bengal?
, a ADP-ribosylation posttranslational protein modification, is involved in the actions of several bacterial toxins in diseases such as cholera and whooping cough?
a Guido Verbeck, Dutch-born foreign advisor in the Meiji government of Japan from 1859-1898 arrived as a missionary after almost dying of cholera while working as a civil engineer in Arkansas?
Japan's program in entomological warfare China during World War II used plague-infected fleas and cholera-coated flies to kill nearly 500,000 people?
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Question 3: Direct ________ of stool is not recommended as it is unreliable.
Question 4: Beginning in ________ there were 1.04 million identified cases and almost 10,000 deaths.
Question 5: 1854 - Outbreak of cholera in ________ took the lives of 5.5% of the population (about 3,500 people).
Question 6: Samuel Charles Stowe, son of ________
Question 7: Recent epidemiologic research suggests that an individual's susceptibility to cholera (and other diarrheal infections) is affected by their ________: those with type O blood are the most susceptible, [18 ] while those with [19 ] type AB are the most resistant.
Question 8: In 1867, ________ lost 113,000 lives.
Question 9: The other diseases are now known collectively as [62 ] ________.