Cholera

These infographics help present ideas on how cholera affects your health in a clear and concise way.



Contaminated water and sanitation

More than 2 billion drink water from faecally contaminated water sources and 2.4 billion are without basic sanitation facilities.

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With treatment at least 99% survive

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. With treatment at least 99% survive cholera.

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Cholera kits

WHO's cholera kits are tailor-made to prepare for outbreaks and to meet the needs for the initial response.

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A multifaceted approach is key to preventing cholera. A combination of surveillance, water, sanitation and hygiene, social mobilization, and treatment are used.

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