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Disease Information: Cholera

Mode of Transmission

Drinking Water
Contaminated at its source
Contaminated during storage
Ice made from contaminated water
Food
  Contaminated during or after preparation
  Fruits and vegatables, freshened with contaminated water and eaten raw.
  Fruits and vegatables, grown at or near ground level and fertilised with night soil or irrigated with water contaminated with human waste, and with eaten raw
Infection usually spreads through contaminated water and food.
Large epidemics are often related to faecal contamination of drinking water supplies.




 

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