Table of contents What is Cholera VibrioCholerae What causes it Symptoms Where is it found Vaccines How can we help John Snow
What is Cholera It is found in unsanitized water or water contaminated by feces Found by John Snow Causes severe symptoms Caused by a bacteria called Vibrio Cholerae It is a waterborne disease Only 2 vaccines
What is Cholera Cholera had a major outbreak in Haiti since a tsunami in 2010 It is found in Asia, Africa, Haiti and Peru 649,449 cases have been detected in Haiti and 8,057 deaths
Vibrio Cholerae V.Cholerae is what causes cholera It has the ability to be immune to any habitat It used to be called V.Comma because of it’s comma shape This bacteria can’t be killed by chlorine The bacteria can duplicate itself It is not contagious This bacteria was found by Robert Koch
What causes it it is caused by unsanitized water or water contaminated by feces It is mostly found in places that have poor sanitation It is also caused by us throwing trash in the ocean The bacteria that causes the disease is V.cholerae
Where is it found It is found in Asia, Africa, Haiti and Peru It is found there because of poor sanitization It is also found there because waste has contaminated the water
Vaccines There are no vaccines in The United States of America There are only 2 vaccines in the world and they are in called Doctoral and Shanchol which are available only in Vietnam None of the vaccine are recommended The vaccines cant destroy the V.Cholerae however ,it can hold it off for 6 months
Protecting your self Make sure the water you use is safe If you are traveling make sure your water is treated Wash your hands often
Wash your hands before serving or eating food Avoid raw food
How can we help We can help by not letting are waste water go to the ocean Educating other (boil water) The HIV group is helping people in Africa by making cholera protection kits Over 400 people were saved by the protection kit
Produce companies in our area secure their water by making barriers like ditches, berms and fencing so the water does not get contaminated
John Snow Pro.John Snow is a British chemist He found out that most the people that got sick were next to a water pump His theory was that the water from the pump was contaminated with feces He got this theory from a map that showed where the people got sick
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