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In 1991, 17 people in the United States were infected with Vibrio cholera, related to travel to Latin America. Of these, only 6 had actually traveled there, i.e. 1 to Peru, 1 to Columbia, and 4 to Ecuador. The other 11 were family members in the United States, who ate crab brought back from Latin America in the four travelers' suitcases, as shown in this photograph.
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Creation Date:1992
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