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Cholera

Cholera is an diarrheal illness caused by infection with the Vibrio cholerae bacteria. The bacteria spreads through contaminated food and water. Cholera can lead to watery stools and vomiting and can quickly dehydrate a person and be fatal if it is not treated.

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