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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Cholera What is cholera? A bacteria called Vibrio Cholerae causes cholera and it is usually found in food or water contaminated by feces. Cholera can also be caused by foods and drinks sold by street vendors or undercooked seafood caught in waters polluted with sewage. What causes cholera? Symptoms of cholera include diarrhoea, vomiting accompanied by headaches which can quickly lead to dehydration. Signs of symptoms of dehydration include:🔸Low blood pressure🔸Muscle cramps🔸Rapid heart rate🔸Loss of skin elasticity Symptoms of Cholera The following points are crucial to the prevention of cholera:🔹Wash hands with soap and water frequently especially after using the toilet and before handling food.🔹Only drink safe water, including bottled water or water you've boiled or disinfected yourself.🔹Eat food that's completely cooked and hot and avoid street vendor food if possible.🔹Stick to fruit and veg you peel yourself such a bananas, oranges etc.🔹Avoid raw or improperly cooked seafood. Preventing Cholera Cholera requires immediate treatment because the disease can cause death within hours!The following methods treat cholera effectively:🔺Rehydration - Lost fluids can be replaced using oral rehydration salts.🔺Antibiotics - Antibiotics reduce the amount and duration of cholera related diarrhoea.🔺Zinc supplements - Research has shown that zinc may decrease and shorten the duration of diarrhoea in children. Cholera treatment and management Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe diarrhoea and vomiting which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. This graph shows the cases of cholera reported each year by continent. (1989 - 2013) Up to 80% of cases can be successfully treated using Oral Rehydration Salts. This map shows the amount of outbreaks and the amount of imported cases of cholera. The most outbreaks occur in Africa because it is an LEDC and hygiene may be poor 3-5 million people are diagnosed with cholera every year with 100,00 - 120,000 deaths.
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