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Cholera200

  1. 1. THIRSTY AND AFRAID, ZIMBABWEANS STRUGGLE AGAINST CHOLERA.
  2. 3. IN JANUARY 1991 CHOLERA APPEARED IN SOUTH AMERICA AND SPREAD TO SEVERAL COUNTRIES.
  3. 4. WHAT IS CHOLERA? <ul><li>Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness. It is caused by infection in the intestine with the bacterium. </li></ul><ul><li>The infection is often mild or without symptoms. </li></ul>
  4. 5. PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF CHOLERA… <ul><li>Drink clean water. </li></ul><ul><li>Health education and good food hygiene are equally important. </li></ul><ul><li>Making sure you wash your hands good. </li></ul>
  5. 6. CAN CHOLERA KILL YOU? <ul><li>Yes it can kill you, there is a treatment for it too. The majority of patients up to 80% can be treaded . </li></ul>
  6. 7. WEB-SITES! <ul><li>http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs107/en/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera </li></ul>

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