Cholera Disease

By Tajah and Emily

Causes

  • eating contaminated food and drinking contaminated water
  • the food is contaminated by a bacterium called Vibro Cholera

Prevention

  • Drink and use safe water
  • Washing you hands with soap and safe water
  • Discard poop well
  • Cook food well
  • Clean up in the kitchen and bathrooms thoroughly
  • SBL & WHO vaccines

Ways of trasmittion

  • bacteria gets transmitted
  • takes the fecal-oral route
  • even a sip can contaminate you

Symptoms

  • only 5% of people get sypmtoms
  • leg cramps
  • watery diarrhea
  • vomiting
  • shock and dehydration

Ways to get treated

  • replace lost fluids (stay hrydrated)
  • Antibiotics (kills bacteria)

INTERESTING FACTS

  • 80% of the cases are treated
  • 100,000-120,000 are caused every year
  • Able to kill within hours if not treated
  • No country requires proof of vaccinations for entry

"This is an industry that doesn't have the common cold... it has cholera."

-Emanuel Azenberg