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U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

      

A young Haitian fishing in the Latem River, known to be contaminated. The country is still struggling to stem a cholera epidemic.  Ian Willms for The New York Times

nytimes.com - By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD and SOMINI SENGUPTA - April 19, 2014

CHAPOTEAU, Haiti — For three years, the United Nations has refused to address whether its peacekeepers brought a deadly strain of cholera to Haiti, insisting instead that it was more important to help the country stanch the disease once and for all.

But on that score, it is still very far behind. In some ways, Haiti is even less equipped to tackle cholera than it was three years ago.

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