An 1854 cholera epidemic in London led to the discovery that this epidemic disease was spread by bad sanitation. Oral hydration therapy was developed by doctors in Asia, while western doctors still thought, wrongly, that IV solutions were best.
This book combines fascinating stories from all parts of the world with simple facts about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of such diseases as malaria, dengue, typhus, and repiratory illness.
by Uncle Sasha
This book was made possible with support from Save the Children. Thank you!
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