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Bulletin of the World Health Organization

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Bull World Health Organ vol.79 n.5 Genebra Jan. 2001

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0042-96862001000500015 

THE JOHNS HOPKINS
MEDICAL JOURNAL

VOLUME 132

 

 

ORAL FLUID THERAPY OF CHOLERA
AMONG BANGLADESH REFUGEES

 

D. Mahalanabis, A. B. Choudhuri, N. G. Bagchi, A. K. Bhattacharya and T. W. Simpson

The John Hopkins University
Center for Medical Research and Training
Calcutta, India

 

Received for publication January 12, 1973

Reproduced by permission of The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973

 


 

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