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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Genomic variation and descent of SARS-CoV-2 strains in India

Genomic variation and descent of SARS-CoV-2 strains in India

Study: High level of anxiety is linked to depression

Study: High level of anxiety is linked to depression

Current antibody tests are good enough to inform decisions about public health, say experts

Current antibody tests are good enough to inform decisions about public health, say experts

Researchers identify intermediate pathway that modifies synthesis and structure of cell wall

Researchers identify intermediate pathway that modifies synthesis and structure of cell wall

Resurgence of measles or polio outbreaks likely to happen, experts warn

Resurgence of measles or polio outbreaks likely to happen, experts warn

Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare

Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare

NYU researchers capture 3D data on human interactions with COVID-19 infection sources

NYU researchers capture 3D data on human interactions with COVID-19 infection sources

Research sheds light on molecular mechanisms that enable bacteria to compete and establish symbiosis

Research sheds light on molecular mechanisms that enable bacteria to compete and establish symbiosis

A joint effort to confront the challenges of rising antimicrobial resistance in Asia

A joint effort to confront the challenges of rising antimicrobial resistance in Asia

Antibiotic resistance poses a growing risk during pandemics

Antibiotic resistance poses a growing risk during pandemics

Study identifies previously unknown toxic by-products potentially present in drinking water

Study identifies previously unknown toxic by-products potentially present in drinking water

Sida continues to support IVI’s mission to accelerate vaccine research

Sida continues to support IVI’s mission to accelerate vaccine research

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

Fecal bacteria in California’s waterways increases with homeless crisis

Fecal bacteria in California’s waterways increases with homeless crisis

Diarrhea in young children linked to La Niña climate conditions

Diarrhea in young children linked to La Niña climate conditions

UMSOM researchers to test the safety, tolerability of prototype Shigella-ETEC vaccine

UMSOM researchers to test the safety, tolerability of prototype Shigella-ETEC vaccine

Climate change and children’s health

Climate change and children’s health

Oral vaccination with cholera toxin helps counteract age-associated obesity

Oral vaccination with cholera toxin helps counteract age-associated obesity

CSU awarded $1.2 million subcontract to accelerate tuberculosis vaccine development

CSU awarded $1.2 million subcontract to accelerate tuberculosis vaccine development

New report highlights the plight of sanitation workers in the developing world

New report highlights the plight of sanitation workers in the developing world