International Journal of Infection

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Cholera Outbreak in Yemen: A Regional or a Global Health Crisis?

Farzad Khademi 1 , Arshid Yousefi-Avarvand 2 and Hamid Vaez 3 , *
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1 Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
2 Department of Medical Bacteriology and Virology, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3 Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: April 2018, 5 (2); e62345
  • Published Online: April 17, 2018
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: September 30, 2017
  • Revised: December 31, 2017
  • Accepted: March 5, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iji.62345

To Cite: Khademi F, Yousefi-Avarvand A, Vaez H. Cholera Outbreak in Yemen: A Regional or a Global Health Crisis?, Int J Infect. 2018 ; 5(2):e62345. doi: 10.5812/iji.62345.

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