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2 days ago · 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. Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur.
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3 days ago · 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 days ago · Cholera is a serious disease that often kills people. It is caused by drinking infected water or by eating infected food.
3 days ago · Cholera was introduced to Haiti’s largest river in October 2010 by sewage from a nearby base of U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal. Six years later, the U.N. acknowledged it played a role in the ...
Oct 17, 2020 · Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease. Although most people affected have mild illness, about 2% can get extremely sick – cholera gravis – with over 10L diarrhea within 12 hours – leading to a rapid death. Cholera is a disease of poverty and inequity. It is entirely preventable – and treatable with PO/IV fluids.
1 day ago · Cholera’s onslaught was the second half of a one-two punch that leveled the nation. The epidemic swept through as Haiti was still grappling with the devastation of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake ...
4 days ago · Cholera became a major concern in Haiti in October 2010, derived from the poor handling of wastewater at a UN camp housing soldiers from Nepal. Due to the country’s inadequate sanitary conditions and lack of medical facilities, the disease quickly spread throughout Haiti and, as of today, it have killed over 10,000 persons.
6 days ago · Snow observed that 61 victims of the cholera had recently drawn water from the pump and reasoned that contaminated water was the source of the epidemic. His request was granted and, even though it...
3 days ago · The Broad Street cholera outbreak (or Golden Square outbreak) was a severe outbreak of cholera that occurred in 1854 near Broad Street (now Broadwick Street) in the Soho district of the City of Westminster, London, England, and occurred during the 1846–1860 cholera pandemic happening worldwide.
4 days ago · Several dozen unemployed hospitality workers assembled along the Mississippi River near Mardi Gras World on Tuesday to call attention to the crippling effect of coronavirus on New Orleans' tourism...