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  2. Cholera - Wikipedia

    Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe. The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days.

  3. Cholera: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

    Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a ...

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  4. Cholera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

    Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated, cholera can be fatal within hours, even in previously healthy people. Modern sewage and water treatment have virtually eliminated cholera in industrialized countries.

    • Cholera kills couple, 3 others in Delta

      Cholera kills couple, 3 others in Delta

      Vanguard· 9 hours ago

      Five villagers, including a couple, have been killed by cholera in Burutu LGA, Delta State, following pollution by oil exploration companies.

    • Microbiome confers resistance to cholera

      Microbiome confers resistance to cholera· 6 days ago

      Cholera can kill within hours if left untreated, and it sickens as many as 4 million people a year. In a new article in the journal Cell, researchers describe how gut bacteria helps people resist the disease.

    • Japan Times 1920: Cholera comes to the capital

      Japan Times 1920: Cholera comes to the capital

      The Japan Times· 2 days ago

      According to the latest returns of the Home Department, the total number of cases of cholera in Japan, since the present epidemic started, numbered 600 up to the end of last month. Insufficient knowledge of where the outbreak really originated has considerably handicapped the preventive efforts of the Health authorities,

  5. General Information | Cholera | CDC

    Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 or O139.An estimated 2.9 million cases and 95,000 deaths occur each year around the world.

  6. Cholera - HISTORY

    Mar 24, 2020 · Cholera is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. The bacteria typically live in waters that are somewhat salty and warm, such as estuaries and waters along coastal areas.

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  7. Cholera - World Health Organization

    Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.Cholera remains a global threat to public health and an indicator of inequity and lack of social development.

  8. Illness & Symptoms | Cholera | CDC

    Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and is spread by ingestion of contaminated food or water. The infection is often mild or without symptoms, but sometimes it can be severe and life threatening.

  9. Cholera Symptoms, Vaccine, Treatment, Prevention, Cause

    Cholera is a disease caused by bacteria that produce a watery diarrhea that can rapidly lead to dehydration.; Cholera symptoms and signs include a rapid onset of copious, smelly diarrhea that resembles rice water and may lead to signs of dehydration (for example, vomiting, wrinkled skin, low blood pressure, dry mouth, rapid heart rate).

  10. Cholera, an acute infection of the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and characterized by extreme diarrhea with rapid and severe depletion of body fluids and salts. In the past two centuries, seven pandemics of cholera have carried the disease to countries around the world.

  11. Cholera - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

    Treatment. Cholera requires immediate treatment because the disease can cause death within hours. Rehydration. The goal is to replace lost fluids and electrolytes using a simple rehydration solution, oral rehydration salts (ORS).