By: Olivia Accola
What is cholera
How is it transmitted
treatment or cures
cases/ deaths reported in 2013
history of cholera
The first pandemic was in 1817. Where it hit China, India, Japan, much of the middle east, Madagascar, and the east African coast. It also hit southeast Asia. Then it started to die down in 1823.
The second pandemic was in 1826-1837. It stated in Russia and made its way through Europe towards Poland. It also hit Britain on October 1831 where it moved to England and hit in 1832. There were also subsequent outbreaks in 1841, 1854, and 1866. The invention of steamboats and the opening of the Suez canal also led to more spread of cholera.
The third pandemic was in 1841-1859 where it hit the same regions as the second pandemic. There was also another massive outbreak in 1863-1875. Where it spread through all of Europe, parts of south, central, and northeastern america. It also hit China, Japan, and southeast Asia.
The fifth pandemic was in a lot of the parts of Continental Europe. It was also in all of the North African Coast, and many parts of Asia. Asia started the seventh pandemic in 1899-1923. It went through developing nations in Africa and in the Caribbean. The most current pandemic began in South Asia in 1961. It went through Africa in 1971 and hit America in 1991.
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