Cholera affects MillionsCholera affects Millions
CHOLERA AFFECTS millions, in endemicCHOLERA AFFECTS millions, in endemicareas and causes thousands of deathsareas and causes thousands of deathsespecially during seasonal epidemics.especially during seasonal epidemics.Robert Koch, the famous microbiologist of Robert Koch, the famous microbiologist of Germany, discovered Vibrio cholerae, theGermany, discovered Vibrio cholerae, thecausative organism. Because of itscausative organism. Because of itscharacteristic shape he originally referredcharacteristic shape he originally referredto it as comma bacilli. Nearly 7-8to it as comma bacilli. Nearly 7-8epidemics caused by the pathogen `Vibrioepidemics caused by the pathogen `Vibriocholerae affected different parts of thecholerae affected different parts of theworld.world.