Lessons from Cholera & Vibrio Cholerae (Report)
Introduction Cholera is an acute type of diarrheal illness that affected millions of people around the world over the centuries. Historically speaking, there are very few diseases that can match cholera in terms of its severity and explosive onset in the form of an outbreak or epidemic. Further, high mortality and morbidity rates associated with classical cholera had a tremendous tragic impact on the personal as well as social life of people living in the affected areas. As a consequence, the disease had found its place in the contemporary literary works in a number of instances where subtle intricacies of human relationship were craftily dealt with in the backdrop of an ongoing epidemic (1-3).