Cholera in Africa

  • Cholera in Africa
    The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies website on cholera in Africa provides some background on the disease and also information about its spread. The website also provides statistical information on cholera outbreaks in Africa as well as some discussion of the IFRC's role in fighting cholera.
  • WHO: Cholera
    The WHO's cholera webpage provides numerous links to basic facts about cholera, treatment, vaccines, control measures and the WHO's Global Task Force on Cholera.
  • CDC, MMWR- Weekly Reports
    The following site is a link to a search of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports at CDC relating to Vibrio cholerae. This provides current news about cholera outbreaks.
  • DBMD-Cholera-General Information
    The CDC's Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases hosts this website with basic information about cholera, its prevention and transmission. All information is organized in Q & A format and there are links to view the page in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • What is Cholera?
    This website from Disaster Relief provides basic information regarding cholera, its transmission, prevention and treatment.
  • Cholera- Today's Online Textbook of Bacteriology
    Scientific and medical information about the disease, past epidemics, and the causative organism from Kenneth Todar of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Bacteriology.
  • Medical Microbology Chapter 24 Cholera
    This is a chapter of a Medical Microbiology text edited by Samuel Baron on the University of Texas Medical Branch website. This text book chapter written by Richard A. Finkelstein has information on the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, diagnosis and structure of cholera.
  • eMedicine- Cholera (article)
    Cholera: a detailed and comprehensive article by Dr. Vidhu V. Thacker, MD of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
  • Medline Plus- Cholera
    General information about cholera: symptoms, incidence, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
  • "Cholera: G Proteins are at full speed ahead"
    Web adapted version of the 1994 Nobel Poster from the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine at Karolinska Institutet.
  • MD Travel Health- Cholera
    Basic information about cholera for travelers with useful links to specific information.