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Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling during a Medical Nightmare

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Cholera, although it can kill an adult through dehydration in half a day, is easily treated. Yet in 1992-93, some five hundred people died from cholera in the Orinoco Delta of eastern Venezuela. In some communities, a third of the adults died in a single night, as anthropologist Charles Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs, a Venezuelan public health physician, reveal in their ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published September 24th 2004 by University of California Press (first published 2002)
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Interesting look at how race influences treatment of Cholera among indigenous populations in Venezuela.
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