Annotated Bibliography

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Aldridge, Susan. "Cholera." Food: In Context. Ed. Brenda Wilmoth Lerner and K. Lee Lerner. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 2011. 128-131. In Context Series. Science In Context. Web. 25 Sept. 2013.
This article provides most of the detailed information on Cholera as to what symptoms occur, the history of the disease, and the impact of the disease on the world. This article gives the reader a good understanding of the background and common knowledge of the disease. This source is very useful in answering the common questions one would ask about Cholera to gain a better understanding. This information was put together by information gathered from the CDC and other reliable medical sources.
Davidson, Tish, Rebecca J. Frey, and Tish Davidson. "Cholera." The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Ed. Laurie J. Fundukian. 4th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2011. Science In Context. Web. 25 Sept. 2013.
This article provides a definition of what cholera is and what it stands for. Also, within this article are the demographics of the disease as to where it originated and the spread of the disease over time. This article gives a good understanding of how the disease spreads over to different areas and help the reader see how climate, water availability, and population contribute to the disease’s ability to spread through areas
Kraft, Sy. “What is Cholera? What Causes Cholera”. Medical News Today, Web. 11 September 2013.

This news article explains many details of how the Cholera works such as symptoms and ways to cure this disease. It explains in depth and answers the questions commonly asked about this disease. It also states that a person’s blood type can affect how easily they contract this disease. Kraft also gives a clear explanation on how to prevent contracting the disease especially in foreign countries the reader is not familiar with.
"Cholera." World of Scientific Discovery. Gale, 2010. Science In Context. Web. 24 Sept. 2013.

This article provides information on an outbreak in Zimbabwe as to how it spread through the country and the affects it had on the population. It also states how the country was put into turmoil just by the spread of this non-lethal disease. The article also describes the diagnosis of the infected. The incubation period of the disease is also stated. This article is very useful in answering commonly asked questions about Cholera. 
"Emergency Preparedness and Response."CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2013.

This map presented by the CDC is useful in seeing how the disease spread through Haiti and how many people are infected. In this image it visualizes that most of the population is near water and then spreads outward into the heart of the country. This map is based on up to date facts collected and analyzed by the CDC to help with the planning of containment of the disease. This map is useful in seeing areas of the country that can be considered “hot zones” for the disease which a visitor should avoid.
 “Cholera”. Pan American Health Organization. PAHO, n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2013

This article provided by the Pan American Health Organization gives much knowledge on the disease Cholera. It answers many of the questions commonly asked about the disease with great detail. It explains the disease’s biological make up as well as how it incubates. Also, it briefly explains the causes and ways to prevent catching this dreadful disease. This article is provided by a very reliable health source made up of health officials and doctors that have much knowledge of the disease
Seidlein, Lorenz von. "Vaccinating Only Part of a Population Could Control Cholera."Resurgent Diseases. Ed. Karen Miller. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Opposing Viewpoints. Rpt. from "Vaccines for Cholera Control: Does Herd Immunity Play a Role?" PLoS Medicine 4.11 (Nov. 2007): 1719-1721. Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 24 Sept. 2013.  
    This article provides a background on the burdens of the disease as well as the available vaccines for treatment. Also, the containment methods are discussed in detail to help the reader understand what is needed to be done when an outbreak occurs. The author also provides the reader with a section of what needs to be done regarding future prevention of this