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What is Cholera? Symptoms , risk of cholera and more 0

What is Cholera? Symptoms , risk of cholera and more

There was an outbreak of this disease in Ganjam district of Odisha on 14 April 2017.  Three persons have died in Kaduwa village after consuming contaminated “Pana” (a traditional drink of Ganjam).  Apart from Odisha, 36 other cases of cholera have been recorded in Hyderabad city limits.  Although the incidence of the disease in India is very rare (less than 1 lakh cases per year), the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that cholera could re-emerge in India.

What is Syphilis? Stages, Symptoms & Treatment 0

What is Syphilis? Stages, Symptoms & Treatment

Syphilis is an infection caused by ‘T.pallidum’ bacteria, which is transmitted directly through syphilitic ulcers on the skin and mucous membranes.  It is a sexually transmitted infection (STD) that can become serious if left untreated.

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