Cholera

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.

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Collaborative analysis of disease and death drivers in Gaza conflict

Collaborative analysis of disease and death drivers in Gaza conflict

Clinical study supports the long-lasting impacts of typhoid conjugate vaccine

Clinical study supports the long-lasting impacts of typhoid conjugate vaccine

Bacteria's "suicidal" immune system boosts antibiotic power against cholera

Bacteria's "suicidal" immune system boosts antibiotic power against cholera

Decoding the genome of world's biggest bacteria

Decoding the genome of world's biggest bacteria

New dry powder aerosol COVID-19 vaccine shows promise against multiple virus strains

New dry powder aerosol COVID-19 vaccine shows promise against multiple virus strains

Gavi commits more than US$1.8 billion to support vaccine production in Africa

Gavi commits more than US$1.8 billion to support vaccine production in Africa

Bio Farma's Bio-TCV typhoid conjugate vaccine licensed in Indonesia following marketing approval

Bio Farma's Bio-TCV typhoid conjugate vaccine licensed in Indonesia following marketing approval

Research investigates a novel strategy for inhibiting the spread of Vibrio cholerae

Research investigates a novel strategy for inhibiting the spread of Vibrio cholerae

Broad spread and upsurge cholera outbreak in Africa

Broad spread and upsurge cholera outbreak in Africa

Epidemic: What good is a vaccine when there is no rice?

Epidemic: What good is a vaccine when there is no rice?

Acinetobacter baumannii can fall into a deep sleep to survive harsh conditions

Acinetobacter baumannii can fall into a deep sleep to survive harsh conditions

Rare ‘flesh-eating’ bacterium spreads North as oceans warm

Rare ‘flesh-eating’ bacterium spreads North as oceans warm

Living past 100: Healthy habits, good company, and a purpose in life

Living past 100: Healthy habits, good company, and a purpose in life

Wastewater monitoring can be an effective tool for global disease surveillance

Wastewater monitoring can be an effective tool for global disease surveillance

WHO appoints Dr Vanessa Kerry as Director-General Special Envoy for Climate Change and Health

WHO appoints Dr Vanessa Kerry as Director-General Special Envoy for Climate Change and Health

Unraveling how the interplay between Sargassum, plastic marine debris and Vibrio bacteria creates the perfect "pathogen" storm

Unraveling how the interplay between Sargassum, plastic marine debris and Vibrio bacteria creates the perfect "pathogen" storm

UCF microbiologist uncovers the evolutionary origins of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria

UCF microbiologist uncovers the evolutionary origins of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria

Advancing the development of vaccines through recombinant technology

Advancing the development of vaccines through recombinant technology

Using artificial intelligence to improve the predictability of epidemics

Using artificial intelligence to improve the predictability of epidemics