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You should be able to call the python file like any other script, within your shell script. Eg. python_file "text"

It just takes an input, returns an output.

It should be noted that this only works if you update your path; according to Michael, this requires you including ".", allowing you to call from anywhere in the docker. (See Michael's answer

This, however, is considered (very) bad practice and is consistently advised against in Unix circles.

If you are wondering how to use the script in your code, once you have done the above (don't do that) the intention is that you would have a line in your shell script along the lines of:

# Anti-bugging here to determine this is a string
capitalised_country="$(title_case $country)"
# Find the capitalised_country  (and a strong coffee)

Hence if we ran ./malaria_incidence belize, the above would convert belize to Belize, and thus be able to locate the capitalised Belize in the incidenceOfMalaria.csv.

As has been identified above, however, this seems unnecessary given that grep -i will find Belize from bElIzE. This makes it unclear as to what method Michael is expecting to be used, as if you are using grep this is unnecessary...

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