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Expert: Behavior must change to prevent cholera in Haiti

TweetJason Hayes, a representative with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, recently said in a report that the only effective way to counteract cholera is to change the way people in Haiti come into contact with water. Despite the many … Read More »

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Study bolsters theory on Haitian cholera outbreak’s origin

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Haitian president-elect vows to fight cholera

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Haitian cholera found to be similar to South Asian outbreak strain

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has found that the cholera strain in the Haiti outbreak is very similar to a strain from a South Asian outbreak. Read More »

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Cholera outbreak hits Haiti

An outbreak of what is thought to be cholera has spread in northern Haiti, leading to the death of at least 138 people. Read More »

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Emergency vaccinations to aid Haitian children

A second round of emergency immunizations in Haiti against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, rubella and polio has been announced by the United Nations to aid an additional 500,000 children. Read More »

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CDC monitors malaria cases in Haiti

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of several cases of malaria in Haiti since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the country Jan. 12. Read More »

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Venezuela to U.S.: Send Haiti vaccine, not troops

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called on Washington to send medication to the quake-stricken Haiti rather than troops. Read More »

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U.N., WHO assess Haiti’s health risks, needs after earthquake