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Cholera (Vibrio Cholerae)

$15.99 CAD

Introducing our Cholera GIANTmicrobe plush, a quirky yet informative addition to any collection! Explore the intriguing world of Vibrio Cholerae while raising awareness about 

Educational Insight: Delve into the grim realities of cholera, a disease historically dreaded for its devastating impact on human health.  Despite its association with romantic literature, the suffering induced by Vibrio Cholerae infections is far from poetic, characterized by severe diarrhea, vomiting, and life-threatening dehydration.

Global Impact: While cholera remains a concern in many parts of the world, modern advancements in sanitation and medical treatment have significantly reduced its prevalence.  Nevertheless, outbreaks still occur sporadically, underscoring the importance of continued vigilance and public health measures.

Symptoms and Treatment: Symptoms of cholera include diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and dehydration.  Rapid fluid replacement and antibiotics are crucial for managing the disease and preventing complications.

Historical Significance: Explore the historical milestones of cholera, from Filippo Pacini's discovery of Vibrio Cholerae in 1854 to John Snow's groundbreaking epidemiological investigation in London.  Notable outbreaks, including the first pandemic in 1817 and more recent occurrences in Haiti and South America, highlight the enduring threat posed by this infectious disease.

Fascinating Trivia: Discover surprising facts about cholera, such as its association with raw oysters and its literary reference in Gabriel García Márquez's novel.  Learn about famous individuals, including former U.S. Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor, who succumbed to the disease.

Product Details:

Materials: Crafted from high-quality materials and stuffed with soft polyester fiber fill, our Cholera GIANTmicrobe plush is both cuddly and informative.  Surface washable for easy cleaning, it serves as a tangible reminder of the importance of public health awareness.

Packaging: Each plush microbe includes a printed card featuring fun, educational, and fascinating facts about Vibrio Cholerae, enhancing the learning experience for enthusiasts of all ages.

Safety: Compliant with U.S. and European safety standards, our products are suitable for ages 3 and up.

Sizes Available: GIANTmicrobes are meticulously crafted to be one million times larger than the actual microbes, cells, organisms, and critters they represent!

  • Gigantic (GG): 16-24"
  • XL (XL): 10-15"
  • Original (PD): 5-8"
  • Keychain (KC): 2-4" with clip

Bring home the Cholera GIANTmicrobe plush today and embark on a journey of discovery into the fascinating world of infectious diseases!