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Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The infection is often mild or without symptoms, but sometimes it can be severe. Approximately one in 20 infected persons has severe disease characterized by profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, and leg cramps. In these persons, rapid loss of body fluids leads to dehydration and shock. Without treatment, death can occur within hours.
Study addresses issue of how communities rebuild after NGOs move onto next disaster

Study addresses issue of how communities rebuild after NGOs move onto next disaster

New technology harnesses bacterial jumping genes for precise DNA integration

New technology harnesses bacterial jumping genes for precise DNA integration

How measles detectives work to contain an outbreak

How measles detectives work to contain an outbreak

New study provides overview of potential risks of vaccinating breastfeeding women

New study provides overview of potential risks of vaccinating breastfeeding women

Study confirms sensitivity of microbiological cultures for detecting cholera

Study confirms sensitivity of microbiological cultures for detecting cholera

Comprehensive analysis of sewage reveals antimicrobial resistance levels worldwide

Comprehensive analysis of sewage reveals antimicrobial resistance levels worldwide

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

Scientists solve mystery of Yemen cholera epidemic

Scientists solve mystery of Yemen cholera epidemic

Researchers find reason for cholera outbreak in Yemen

Researchers find reason for cholera outbreak in Yemen

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

New report reveals effects of climate change, air pollution on human health

New report reveals effects of climate change, air pollution on human health

Researchers attempt to create world's first genetically edited babies

Researchers attempt to create world's first genetically edited babies

All infectious diseases likely to be seasonal

All infectious diseases likely to be seasonal

New computer model more accurate in identifying potentially unsafe restaurants

New computer model more accurate in identifying potentially unsafe restaurants

Newly discovered toxin stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination

Newly discovered toxin stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination

Scientists perform successful trial of new antibiotic on cancer reoccurrence after surgery

Scientists perform successful trial of new antibiotic on cancer reoccurrence after surgery

Geoengineering still lacks a ‘clean bill of health’

Geoengineering still lacks a ‘clean bill of health’

NIAID releases strategic plan to expand knowledge of TB by using modern tools

NIAID releases strategic plan to expand knowledge of TB by using modern tools

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency

Natural plant compound exploits newly identified Achilles' heel in uveal melanoma

Natural plant compound exploits newly identified Achilles' heel in uveal melanoma