Cholera pp 1-36 | Cite as

History of Cholera

  • Dhiman Barua
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


What is cholera? How and where did it start? How did and does it spread? There is a lack of agreement about the early history of cholera. Confusion arose because it was difficult to define cholera precisely (which has a broad clinical spectrum) and to distinguish it from many other diseases associated with diarrhea and vomiting.


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