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Cholera : Treatment

Treatment The objective of treatment is to replace fluid and electrolytes lost through diarrhea. Depending on your condition, you may be given fluids by mouth or through a vein (intravenous). Antibiotics may shorten the time you feel ill. The World … Read more

Cholera : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Abdominal cramps Dry mucus membranes or mouth Dry skin Excessive thirst Glassy or sunken eyes Lack of tears Lethargy Low urine output Nausea Rapid dehydration Rapid pulse (heart rate) Sunken “soft spots” (fontanelles) in infants Unusual sleepiness … Read more

Cholera : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Cholera : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : V. cholerae, Vibrio Definition Cholera is an infection of the small intestine that causes a large amount of watery diarrhea. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Cholera is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The bacteria releases a … Read more

Cholera outbreak caused more than 350 people died in Northern Nigeria

Cholera outbreak caused more than 350 people died in Northern Nigeria

Health ministry of West Africa stated that more than 350 people dies of cholera outbreak since June. The federal health ministry reported that the recent outbreak of cholera happened due to flooding of the recent heavy rain and it sickened … Read more