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Cholera is an infection of the intestine by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. . Maximum output with some simple thoughts...
Preventing Cholera Infection
If you are traveling to an area where cholera is common, your chances of catching the disease are still low if you
wash your hands
drink only bottled or boiled water
avoid raw food and shellfish
avoid dairy foods
eat raw fruits and vegetables that you can peel yourself
Because cholera vaccines do not work very well and most people have a slim chance of catching cholera, your doctor is not likely to provide you with a vaccination. However, if you have had the vaccine and are going to be in a country where cholera is a threat, you may need a second dose or booster of the vaccine.


Poor sanitary conditions
Nausea and vomiting
Seafood
Drink only safe water
When to see a doctor
Dehydration
Tests and diagnosis
Symptoms
Cholera bacteria in the environment
Causes
Cholera
Cholera facts
Complications
Questions to ask your doctor
Wash hands with soap and water frequently
Surface or well water
Type O blood
History of cholera
Grains
Household exposure

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