Cholera Epidemiology in Nigeria: an overview

  title={Cholera Epidemiology in Nigeria: an overview},
  author={Ajoke Olutola Adagbada and Solayide Abosede Adesida and Francisca Obiageri Nwaokorie and Mary-Theresa Niemogha and Akitoye Olusegun Coker},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium, Vibrio cholera. Choleragenic V. cholera O1 and O139 are the only causative agents of the disease. The two most distinguishing epidemiologic features of the disease are its tendency to appear in explosive outbreaks and its predisposition to causing pandemics that may progressively affect many countries and spread into continents. Despite efforts to control cholera, the disease continues… CONTINUE READING
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