ID#: 18303
This 2013 photograph was captured three years after the country of Haiti had suffered the ravages of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Ten months after the 2010 catastrophic quake, a cholera outbreak began to spread through the country, at which time epidemiologic investigations and accompanying laboratories were set up throughout the island nation in order to combat this bacterial infection. Also implemented, was a campaign to bottle large quantities of chlorine bleach that were distributed as a way to fight cholera across Haiti. The bleach was bottled using the spigots depicted in PHIL 18301, and the freshly mixed chlorinated fluid was stored in the plastic containers shown here, interconnected by vinyl hoses, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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