Cholera

Fisher Coleman

What causes Cholera?

Cholera is caused by a bacteria called vibrio cholerae.

How can you get Cholera?

You can get cholera by eating or drinking something contaminated with the cholera bacteria.

What are some symptoms of Cholera?

Some symptoms of it are watery diarrhea, vomiting, and leg cramps.

How is Cholera treated?

Cholera can be treated by immediate replacement of the fluids lost through the disease.

Ways to prevent Cholera

You can prevent cholera by drinking only bottled or boiled water. Boil water for 1 minute or filter the water. Also avoid tap water, fountain drinks, and ice cubes.

Interesting facts about Cholera

It is mainly found in a water or a food source. Italian scientist, Filippo Pacini, discovered the disease. 12th US president Zachary Taylor died from an attack of cholera. James K. Polk, 11th president, also died from the cholera disease.
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