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Old 02-23-2008, 11:42 PM
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There have been really bad outbreaks during many time periods, today the worst tend to be in third world countries. Cholera is treated not with antibiotics but with drinks that contain electrolytes, the key is to prevent dehydration and let it pass through the patient, cheap and effective.
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