Cholera, Symptoms and Treatment

WHAT IS CHOLERA? Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 or O139. This bacterial disease causing severe diarrhoea and dehydration, usually spread in water or food. Researchers have estimated that each year there are 1.3 to 4.0 million cases of cholera, and 21 000Continue reading “Cholera, Symptoms and Treatment”