October 06, 2017
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VIDEO: Global task force wants to reduce world’s cholera burden

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SAN DIEGO — Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H, director of global health at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, discusses a roadmap released by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) on Oct. 4 that aims to reduce 90% of cholera-related deaths by 2030.

“Nobody should die from cholera,” Ivers, who is a member of GTFCC, says. “By putting our heads together and investing some resources, we really could make that happen.”

Disclosure: Ivers reports no relevant financial disclosures.