A girl seriously affected with cholera Albert Gonzalez Farran/Getty Images

消灭霍乱路线图

日内瓦—“请问洗手间在哪?”每当我访问霍乱爆发地区,这常常是我问的第一个问题。更多时候,我获得的回答是“我们没有洗手间。哪里方便就在哪里解决。”

霍乱这个古老的病种,如今已经成为贫穷病。它本身不具有地理区别,但主要在卫生设施落后的脆弱社区传播。

携带霍乱弧菌的洪水进入到饮用水水源,然后被毫无戒心的旅行者传播,或进入用未处理过的污水进行灌溉的家庭,被摄入人体后栖息于小肠,引发严重腹泻和脱水

To continue reading, please log in or enter your email address.

To read this article from our archive, please log in or register now. After entering your email, you'll have access to two free articles every month. For unlimited access to Project Syndicate, subscribe now.

required

By proceeding, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, which describes the personal data we collect and how we use it.

Log in

http://prosyn.org/MvETAEx/zh;

Cookies and Privacy

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. To find out more, read our updated cookie policy and privacy policy.