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Google Earth Helping Nepal Track Typhoid

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Scientists are combining gene sequencing technology with Google Earth to help map the spread of typhoid and trace the source of the illness in Nepal. Typhoid fever is caused by bacteria and usually spread through food or water contaminated with fecal matter. Outbreaks of the illness have been difficult to track because the pathogen mutates, […]

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