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What is the rate of incidence of cholera?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only zero to five cases of cholera are seen in the United States in a given year. Cholera is common in developing countries in the tropics and subtropics and most cases occur in Africa. In these areas, children are most likely to be infected, and outbreaks most often happen during warm weather.

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