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Overall, the number of cholera cases for the decade 2000–2010 increased by 130% and may continue to increase

Overall, the number of cholera cases for the decade 2000–2010 increased by 130 %. With increasing populations living in peri-urban slums and refugee camps, as well as increasing numbers of people exposed to the impacts of humanitarian crises, the risk from cholera will likely increase worldwide.

Last update:07 Oct 2014