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Vibrio cholerae

Cholera Vaccine for Travelers

by pharmacy on July 6, 2016

cholera vaccineCholera is a disease that causes dehydration from severe diarrhea. The bacteria responsible for cholera is Vibrio cholerae. Infection typically occurs when an individual drinks contaminated water, or eats food that has been contaminated. According to the World Health Organization, infection can kill within a few hours if not appropriately treated. There are between one and four million new cases each year and as many as 142,000 deaths annually. [click to continue…]

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