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Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal illness. It is caused by ingesting Vibrio Cholerae. It presents as a sudden onset of water diarrhoea. Introduction into the bowel occurs via ingestion of faecally contaminated water or shellfish or other foods. Cholera is common in poverty stricken countries where there is bad sanitation and poor access to drinking waterContact our Clinic
£28 Per dose
£56 Per Course
Signs & Symptoms
Cholera can be mild or occur without symptoms in healthy individuals.
- Sudden onset of watery diarrhoea
- Shock in severe cases
- Death occurs in 50% of those untreated with severe complications
If untreated, cholera can rapidly lead to serious dehydration and shock; fifty percent of those with serious complications, die. With quick and effective treatment, risk of dying is less than one percent.
|Ages (Years)||Doses Required||Schedule||Time before travel||Boost required at|
|2-6||3||at least one week apart||Last dose up to day before*||6 months|
|6-85||2||at least one week apart||Last dose up to day before*||2 years|
*Vaccines work best if given time to become active. This vaccine can be given up to the day before travel and will provide some cover.