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Health Report: Cholera Treatment


Researchers in Bangladesh have tested a drug that cures cholera in most patients, showing that it is a useful weapon in an arsenal that has grown weak against the cholera organism's growing drug resistance. But drugs alone cannot halt the advance pf cholera across the globe.

The results published in the New England Journal of Medicine are hopeful. A single 95-cent dose of azithromycin ended watery diarrhea in two days for three-fourths of the patients who took it.

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