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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011

Research

Dynamics of Cholera Outbreaks in Great Lakes Region of Africa, 1978–2008

Didier Bompangue Nkoko, Patrick Giraudoux, Pierre-Denis Plisnier, Annie Mutombo Tinda, Martine Piarroux, Bertrand Sudre, Stephanie Horion, Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, Benoît Kebela Ilunga, and Renaud PiarrouxComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France (D. Bompangue Nkoko, P. Giraudoux, M. Piarroux, B. Sudre); Ministère de la Santé Publique, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (D. Bompangue Nkoko, A. Mutombo Tinda, J.-J. Muyembe Tamfum, B. Kebela Ilunga); Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium (P.-D. Plisnier); Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy (S. Horion); Université de Kinshasa, Kinshasha (J.-J. Muyembe Tamfum); Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France (R. Piarroux); University Hospital La Timone, Marseille (R. Piarroux)

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Figure 6

Fishing camp on an island in Lake Upemba, upper Congo River Basin. Fishermen and their families usually spend several weeks every year in camps like this, in which the lake is the only source of water. Because there is no firewood in such areas, campaigns promoting the boiling of water are useless. (Photograph by Didier Bompangue.)

Figure 6. Fishing camp on an island in Lake Upemba, upper Congo River Basin. Fishermen and their families usually spend several weeks every year in camps like this, in which the lake is the only source of water. Because there is no firewood in such areas, campaigns promoting the boiling of water are useless. (Photograph by Didier Bompangue.)

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