President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Academician Valentin Pokrovsky, speaks about the epidemic of cholera in Dagestan, about the development of domestic epidemiology over the past twenty-five years, the improvement of methods to combat cholera, the causes of the epidemic and a large number of deaths, the causes non-spread of infection in other regions, the effectiveness of advocacy for the prevention of cholera, the actions at the first symptoms of cholera infection and preventive measures, the reasons for the low effectiveness of quarantine measures and the need to clean potable drinking water, about the ways of infection with cholera.
Video chronicle: people who fell ill with cholera in the wards of infectious diseases in hospitals in Dagestan.
Epidemiological posts at the entrance to Makhachkala.
Conducting laboratory research.
Pokrovsky Valentin Ivanovich - the doctor-epidemiologist
Locations: Moscow