cholera

beware can kill if not treated

causes of cholera

It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae When a person consumes the contaminated food or water, the bacteria release a toxin in the intestines that produces severe diarrhea . you can not catch cholera just from casual contact .

symptoms cholera can give you

About 1 in 20 people infected have watery diarrhea, vomiting , which can quickly lead to dehydration .Symptoms of cholera can start as soon as a couple hours or as long as five days after infection.

TREATMENT(S) that can help cholera

you can protect yourself and your family by using only water that has been boiled, water that has been chemically disinfected , but Hydration is the main treatment for cholera replace lost fluids. antibiotics , which kill the bacteria, they are not part of emergency treatment ,But they can help stop diarrhea .