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Safeguard yourself from Cholera

English: pouring of an ORS sachet into a bottle

Cholera has been diagnosed in Chennai. We have providing some basic information on Cholera to help in understanding the disease and prevent it.  If you have diarrhea do not panic, do not self medicate, ask for ORS in the pharmacy, take the Oral Rehydration Solution and seek medical help.

What is Cholera Disease?

  • Cholera disease causes a lot of watery diarrhea and vomiting
  • Cholera diarrhea can look like cloudy rice water
  • Cholera can cause death from dehydration (the loss of water and salts from the body) within hours if not treated

*Cholera is an infection in the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Read on..

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