Cholera

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Mind map of Cholera and how it spreads and where.

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Cholera
  1. What

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    • Cholera is a bacterial infection caused by drinking contaminated water or eating food that has been in contact with contaminated water.  The water is usually contaminated by Feacal matter. 
      1. Acute Bacterial Infection
          1. Preventable
          2. Where
            1. Sub Saharan Africa
              1. South & SE Asia
                1. The Middle East
                  1. Central America
            2. Symptoms
              1. Severe Diarrhoea
                1. Weakness & Fatigue
                2. Severe Vomitting
                  1. Sunken Eyes
                    1. Blue/Grey Skin
                  2. Dehydration
                    1. Leading to Shock
                      1. Fatal in some Cases
                    1. History

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                      • Hits London at various times but main outbreaks in 1832, 41 & 54. Spread along major waterways and made worse by overcrowded and unsanitary housing and living conditions. 
                      1. 1817 Ganges India:

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                        • From Ganges India. From Bacterium Vibrio Cholera (V.Cholera) Kills 100k-120k per year. Source WHO. 5-6 million non fatal cases per annum. 
                        1. John Snow

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                          • Discovered the cause of an outbreak of Cholera in London in the late 18th Century. 
                        2. Water Bourne
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