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These cargo holds weren’t intended to carry passengers, and the lack of proper ventilation and sanitation meant that outbreaks of typhus, cholera and other fatal diseases were common.
Harriet was one of 732 people who died of the cholera outbreak in Cincinnati in the early 1830s.
Avian cholera, Derrer exlained, does not pose much of a threat to the commercial poultry industry, unlike the avian flu that several years ago caused an outbreak that led to international exports being temporarily shut down.
The group says that a 2010 cholera outbreak and a Category 4 hurricane in 2016 have exacerbated the problems in Haiti.
Millions of Yemenis are at risk of starving or are in the clutches of a cholera epidemic.
Anyone in San Francisco politics with Republican connections is going to be about as popular as cholera.
Peru, even though his government formed military death squads, suspended habeas corpus, crushed the free press, mishandled a cholera epidemic, sterilized thousands of indigenous women, blackmailed opponents and fomented widespread corruption.
More recently, the UN’s peacekeeping force, MINUSTAH, spread cholera to the country through poor sanitation at a base in the center of the country, causing 11,000 deaths and stoking international outrage.
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Origin and Etymology of cholera
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
CHOLERA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cholera for English Language Learners
: a serious disease that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea and that often results in death
CHOLERA Defined for Kids
medical Definition of cholera
choleraicplay \ˌkäl-ə-ˈrā-ik\ adjective
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