cholera


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Related to cholera: dysentery, tuberculosis, typhoid
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Synonyms for cholera

an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

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She heard neither voices nor footsteps, and wondered if everybody had got well of the cholera and all the trouble was over.
I fell asleep when everyone had the cholera and I have only just wakened up.
You are too clever not to see the good of a bold fresh mind in medicine, as well as in everything else; and as to cholera, I fancy, none of you are very sure what you ought to do.
After a while, the cholera came, and Captain Stuart died; everybody died that wanted to live,--and I,--I, though I went down to death's door,--I lived
There was said to be two thousand dollars a week hush money from the tubercular steers alone; and as much again from the hogs which had died of cholera on the trains, and which you might see any day being loaded into boxcars and hauled away to a place called Globe, in Indiana, where they made a fancy grade of lard.
Cholera I had, with severe complications; and diphtheria I seemed to have been born with.
By ANGELA OKETCHThe rainy season is here and health experts are warning of possible cholera outbreaks due to dirty water and poor sanitation.
A total of 817 cholera cases, resulting in 10 deaths have been reported this year, a Unicef-Kenya report shows.
February 7, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan's health ministry and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the end of a cholera outbreak in the war-torn nation.
Several Cholera incidences transmitted from India were reported in Kazakhstan in 2017, Chairman of the Public Health Protection Committee of the Ministry of Health Zhandarbek Bekshin told a press conference in Astana on Wednesday.
The first cholera cases were reported in October 2016; within a year, the number of cases had soared to more than 600,000.
In many parts of the world, cholera has in fact been tamed.
These desperate and vulnerable people arecrowded into refugee camps, and there is ahigh riskthat conditions may lead to a deadly cholera epidemic.
An old man infected with cholera lying on the bed at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen.
by Azharul Islam KhanA Rohingya refugee girl gets an oral cholera vaccine, distributed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), in the Jamtoli refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 10, 2017.