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Does putting ice into whisky prevent the spread of cholera?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
No: In fact, in the extremely unlikely event that you happened to be drinking whiskey in a cholera-endemic area, the ice might be made of unpurified water and might cause infection. You won't get cholera from whiskey drunk neat.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: Cholera is spread through ingestion of contaminated water and food. The use of whisky would not treat Cholera.
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