Cholera cases reported: In 2015, 172 454 cases and 1304 deaths of cholera were reported to WHO worldwide. Outbreaks continued to affect several countries. Overall, 41% of cases were reported from Africa, 37% from Asia and 21% from the Americas. Cholera remains a major public health problem and affect primarily developing world populations with no proper access to adequate water and sanitation resources.
41%of reported cases in 2015 occurred in AfricaNumber of reported cholera cases
80%of cholera cases can be treated using only Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS)WHO position paper on ORS to reduce mortality from cholera
663 millionpeople in the world do not use improved sources of drinking waterUse of improved drinking water sources