Cholera deaths in Ethiopia
Ethiopia has made great strides in improving common infectious diseases. However, the country is still facing frequent severe cholera emergencies. Cholera is an acute intestinal infection causing profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, circulatory collapse and shock. If left untreated, 25-50% of severe cholera cases can be fatal. Using the Global Burden of Disease (GBD 2017) study, this brief provides insight on Cholera caused mortality trends in Ethiopia from 1990-2017.