[ US /ˈkɑɫɝə/ ]
[ UK /kˈɒləɹɐ/ ]
  1. an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
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How To Use cholera In A Sentence

  • Epidemics of botulism and cholera exacted a heavy toll on waterfowl in the West.
  • Some camps will become unreachable, and there will be an increased possibility of malaria and cholera outbreaks.
  • Haiti ' s national public-health laboratory and the CDC identified it in late October as Vibrio cholerae O1, serotype Ogawa, biotype El Tor. Haiti
  • Improved water testing capacity has been introduced to check for cholera and other waterborne diseases.
  • In a recent incident, a particularly virulent South American strain of the bacteria vibrio parahaemoliticus, a relative of cholera, was tied to more than 400 cases of serious human illness across 13 states.
  • They smell inodorously -- they do not wash -- they dare not risk cholera. The Innocents Abroad
  • They evidently mistook this brandy-bibbing as a swaggering habit of mine; whereas I was honestly prescribing for myself what had been recommended to me as the best preventive of cholera.
  • Asiatic cholera had its origin in English avarice and cruelty, as they suppose who trace it to the tax which Warren Hastings, when Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
  • Combined with a shortage of food and medicine these conditions create the potential for epidemics of cholera, malaria, dengue fever and diarrhoea.
  • Resistance in V. cholerae is being encountered in most of the endemic areas 37,38.
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