Cholera is an infectious disease in the sense that it's caused by a bacterium (Vibrio cholerae) and spreads through contaminated water. However, it's not directly infectious from person to person except among coprophages.
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Is cholera a bacterial disease?
Yes, Cholera is an infectious, diarrheal disease of the small intestine caused by the bacterium, Vibrio cholera. Cholera can be spread through infected food or water and is usually a minor infection without any symptoms, however sometimes it can be dangerous. ...
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What are the some of the disease and disorders caused by poor environmental sanitation 4 examples?
cholera, typhoid, infectious hepatitis, polio
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What is the definition of a Communicable Disease?
A communicable disease is a disease that can be transferred from an infected person to another individual. or A communicable disease is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an infected organism to another. Examples of these include: Bird flu, cholera, Malaria, etc. ...
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Is Huntington's disease infectious or noninfectious?
Huntington's disease is a genetic disease (not carried by an infectious vector) and so, it is not infectious. ...
What is the difference between an infectious disease and a contagious disease?
Every contagious disease is infectious, but, all infectious diseases are not contagious. ...
Difference between communicable disease and infectious disease?
There is none. A communicable disease is the same as an infectious disease. ...
Are all infectious disease rare?
No Flu is an infectious disease and at the right time of year there is nothing rare about it. Not all are infectious disease are rare. In fact, the common cold is an infectious disease. The measles used to be a common infectious disease. However, due to the measles vaccine, this disease was greatly eliminated. ...