A 33-year-old member asked:
Does putting ice into whisky prevent the spread of cholera?
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Dr. Joel Gallantanswered
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 Fowleranswered
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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Last updated Jun 20, 2017
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