Global Cholera

Updated March 22, 2022

Around 1.3 billion people are at risk of cholera worldwide, with about 1.3 to 4 million cholera cases each year in countries where local transmission occurs. Cholera vaccines are important tools for preventing and controlling cholera outbreaks. CDC works with partners to help support cholera vaccination activities worldwide.

About Cholera

About Cholera and Cholera Vaccines

Why CDC is Involved

Health Costs, Cholera Vaccines for Prevention and Control

What CDC is Doing

Oral Cholera Vaccine Activities

Data and Statistics

Scientific Publications

Woman receives an oral cholera vaccine in DRC.

Woman receives an oral cholera vaccine during a campaign in Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2021. Credit: WHO/Kabambi.