Floods in Mumbai Impact of Public Health Service by Hospital Staff and Medical Students
Kshirsagar, N., Shinde R., and Mehta, S. (2006). Floods in Mumbai: Impact of Public Health Service by Hospital Staff and Medical Students. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 52(4): 312-314.
This article discusses the impact of the Mumbai floods and the provision of shelter-based and community care for over 150,000 cases of diarrhea, many consistent with leptospirosis by hospital staff and medical students, detailing the substantially increased risk of communicable disease during flooding events with poor sanitary conditions.