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Asiatic cholera is a deadly disease it is believed that its carried by a micro organism called cholera morbus This disease attacked Cardiff during the 19th century cholera started because of a problem with the water system in many areas in Cardiff This deadly disease killed a lot of people The question for this coursework is to see whether or not people were right to blame the Irish for the cholera epidemic in Cardiff Below I have drawn a timeline of the times cholera had struck Cardiff and its people 1832- The first case of cholera was reported this time it did not spread 1848- In September cholera somehow returned to Cardiff killing 2 baby boys 1849- In May as the weather became warmer an epidemic began 1849- The worst number of deaths was in June when 135 people died 1849- In July 69 people died 1849- In august 91 people died 1849- In September 55 people died 1849- In October 3 people died 1849- And in November only person had died from this disease So during the cholera epidemic a total of 350 people had died and some luckily survived it The graph below shows how many people had died in the year 1849 As you can see from the graph the disease killed a lot of people in the warmer conditions According to an article by DC James it was believed that cholera was a very infectious disease It is carried by tiny micro-organisms called cholera morbus This organism multiplies in the stomach of the infected and leads to a variety of symptoms such as - depression - giddiness - sleepiness - dehydration - vomiting - acute diarrhea - rapid pulse rate - kidney failure These symptoms may have appeared between 1-7 days after eating food or drinking water contaminated with bacteria Although we do know and
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