Cholera
An indicator of inequity

Cholera is a highly contagious disease caused by infection with bacteriat. It occurs in poor remote villages to overcrowded cities. Not having access to clean water and improper sanitation are the main drivers behind cholera epidemics. Cholera is a global problem and an indicator of inequity and lack of developed infrastructure.

Cholera is an extremely virulent disease that can cause severe dehydration and if left untreated can kill within hours.

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MILLION

New infections per year

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4

MILLION

Develop illness

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150

THOUSAND

Dead per year

What causes Cholera

Where is Cholera found

Image: Cholera case fatality rates

What are the symptoms of Cholera

How can Cholera be prevented

How is Cholera diagnosed

How is Cholera treated

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