Cholera I

Cholera is an intestinal bacterial disease spread through contaminated water. It originated in the Ganges Delta in 1817. 

Cholera II

Treatment of cholera consists primarily of administrating an oral rehydration solution, while prevention consists of drinking boiled, bottled, or chemically treated water.

Cholera III

In 1866, a cholera epidemic occurred in East London because of the fecal waste of one toilet emptying into the River Lea.

Cholera IV

In 2010, cholera broke out in Haiti after a catastrophic earthquake. 

Cholera V

In literature, cholera is depicted by Thomas Mann in Death in Venice and by Gabriel Garcia Márquez in Love in the Time of Cholera.