Bengal cholera

Bengal cholera

A vaccine-resistant strain of Vibrio cholerae (0139) which caused ±5000 deaths in 1993 in India and Bangladesh.
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Large epidemic of cholera-like disease in Bangladesh caused by Vibrio cholerae O139 synonym Bengal Cholera Working Group.
Gadgil envisioned an affordable solution to disinfect drinking water in 1993 after more than 10,000 people in his home country of India died from Bengal Cholera.