FC: Cholera | By:Tyler Perkins
1: The Discovery of Cholera | The first cholera pandemic occurred in the Bengal region of India Starting in 1817, then ending in 1824. The disease disbursed from India to southeast Asia, China, Japan, The Middle East, and south east Russia. The second pandemic started from 1827, to 1835 , which affected the U.S, and Europe. The third pandemic started in 1839, and didn't end until 1856, it went to North Africa, South America, and Brazil.
2: The Discovery of Cholera | The Fourth Pandemic lasted from 1863, to 1875. The fifth, and sixth pandemic lasted from 1881, to 1896, then from 1899, to 1923. The countries that got hit the hardest were, Egypt, the Arabian peninsula, Persia, phillipenes. And the final pandemic, started in 1961 in Indonesia, marked by the emergence of a new strain, nicknamed EI Tor, which still consist in devolveluping countries.
3: Cholera Symptoms | The common symptoms are, profuse, painless diiahria, vomiting clear fluid. These symptoms occur one, to five days after ingesting the bacteria. The diiahria is frequently described as "rice water", it usually smelt like fishy odor. An untreated person may produce 10, to 20 liters, of diiahria a day, with fatal results. For every symptomatic person 3, to 100 get the infection, but remain asymptomatic.
4: Transmission | Cholera is primarily transmitted through food, or water. In the developed world seafood is the main cause, but in the developing world it is water. Cholera has been found in only two other animals, selfish, and plankton.
5: Work Cited | Wikipedia.com Cholera.com Google.com