Cholera

Are you aware of Cholera – Its deadly disease that spreads during the rainy season. This disease is caused by contaminated food and water. Also poor hygienic conditions help this disease to spread. It normally spreads in places with poor sanitation facilities.

Severe diarrhea with watery stools is the most common symptom of Cholera. There could also be vomiting with immediate water loss and muscle cramps.

Prevention

It is always wise to get vaccinated as it lasts secures you for almost six months. Keep the drinking water clean and boil it before using, if possible. Also maintain personal hygiene and good sanitation.

In case one catches Cholera, oral re-hydration should be given immediately. Also, though Cholera can be treated easily, it could prove dangerous if the treatment is not given on time.

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