If cholera is microscopic, why do scientists hope to keep track of it using satellite photos?
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Cholera rides through the world's oceans in the belly of
microscopic animals called copepods. The copepods
always travel with their favorite food -- phytoplankton
(which includes algae). It's the phytoplankton's blooms
that can be seen from space. Scientists hope to use the
strong connection between the cholera, copepods and
phytoplankton to keep track of the disease.
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