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Cholera causes
Cholera is a water-borne disease that is transmitted through contaminated water and food. It is very common in developing countries and especially in Africa, which has over 70% of all recorded cases of the disease.19 Symptoms include acute diarrhoea and vomiting. People ill with cholera can become very sick and when left untreated, death can occur within hours. Children are particularly vulnerable.

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