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Haiti: Cholera Cases Double from Previous Year

      

A father looks over his young girl as she receives an IV at a Red Cross [file]

CLICK HERE - PAHO - WHO - Epidemiological Update - Cholera in the Americas - March 3, 2015 (2 page .PDF report)

CLICK HERE - PAHO - WHO - Cholera

CLICK HERE - MSPP (MINISTERE DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE ET DE LA POPULATION) - Cholera - Case Reports

CLICK HERE - MSPP (MINISTERE DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE ET DE LA POPULATION)

sentinel.ht - by Samuel Maxime - March 30, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Experts say Cholera will continue to kill and infect citizens as long as they lack access to clean water and sanitation. This information comes as suspected cases and deaths have doubled in January and February compared to the year prior and twenty of the nation's communes are on red alert.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reports that during the first two months of this year, cholera cases totaled 7,225, including 86 deaths - higher than recorded during the same period in 2012 and 2014. The resurgence of the disease began in October of last year and has continued on.

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