Home > Medical > Cholera Cholera All sections in Cholera » About Cholera » Cholera and HIV » Cholera Prevention » Cholera Vaccination » FAQs » Health Tips » Previous Outbreaks » Multimedia » Cholera News » Real-life Story » Recent Cholera Outbreaks » Travelling and Cholera Cholera outbreak in Ghana kills at least 67 since June Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others in an outbreak that highlights the health and sanitation challenges facing one of Africa's fastest-growing economies. How is cholera treated? What are the causes of cholera? What are the symptoms of cholera? What is cholera? See All Cholera News » What is Cholera? Cholera, a bacterial intestinal infection, is contracted mainly through contaminated food and water, and typically causes severe diarrhoea and vomiting. A scourge of humanity since ancient times, cholera still claims over 100 000 lives per year, primarily in the developing world. Take Action Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Quiz Are you a medical whizz? » Talk Health24 Forums » The green list Medicines that changed history advertisement About cholera Treatment of cholera Symptoms of cholera Risk factors of cholera Sources of cholera See All About cholera » Cholera prevention What is in your drinking water? Pools of water a health risk See All Cholera prevention » FAQs How is cholera treated? What are the symptoms of cholera? How can water be made clean and safe? How is the cholera vaccine made? See All FAQs » Recent cholera outbreaks Cholera outbreak in Ghana kills at least 67 since June Cholera timeline SA at low risk of Zim's cholera New cholera outbreak in Mozambique See All Recent cholera outbreaks » Cholera and HIV Cholera and HIV See All Cholera and HIV » Cholera vaccination Vaccines against bacterial diseases Cholera vaccine Cholera vaccine could protect communities Hope for cholera vaccine See All Cholera vaccination » Learn from previous outbreaks Cholera outbreak in Mpumalanga 2003 Cholera outbreak in Limpopo Province in 2002 See All Learn from previous outbreaks » Travelling and cholera Travelling and cholera See All Travelling and cholera » From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!