Cholera Epidemic in Guinea-Bissau (2008): The Importance of "Place"
AuthorsLuquero, Francisco J
Banga, Cunhate Na
Palma, Pedro Pablo
Grais, Rebeca F
AffiliationEpicentre, Paris, France; European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET), European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau; Medicos Sin Fronteras, Barcelona, Spain
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AbstractAs resources are limited when responding to cholera outbreaks, knowledge about where to orient interventions is crucial. We describe the cholera epidemic affecting Guinea-Bissau in 2008 focusing on the geographical spread in order to guide prevention and control activities.