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Cholera in Haiti

Cholera In Haiti: A Look From The Trenches

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

To learn more about the current health situation in Haiti, I recently spoke with Dr. Andre Vulcain, co-director of the Justinien Hospital family medicine residency training program in Cap Haitien.

UN Appeals For $164 Million To Combat Haiti Cholera

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GENEVA — The United Nations asked for $164 million Friday to fight the cholera outbreak in Haiti that has already claimed 724 lives and is expec...

Cholera In Haiti's Capital CONFIRMED

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Health workers feared a surge of cholera cases in the shantytowns and muddy tent camps of Haiti's capital as suspected c...

Experts: Did UN troops Infect Haiti?

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Researchers should determine whether United Nations peacekeepers were the source of a deadly outbreak of cholera in Haiti, t...

Haiti Cholera Matches South Asian Strain, Says CDC

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the U.S. ...

Protesters Blame UN Base For Cholera In Haiti

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hundreds of protesters who blame U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal for Haiti's widening cholera epidemic marched on a rural m...

A Problem Worse Than Cholera

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joseph B. Treaster

Cholera and the bigger problem are cousins. Both are forms of diarrhea. But the more common forms of diarrhea are far more widespread and far more deadly.

Death Toll In Haiti Cholera Outbreak Passes 280

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters threw rocks at a cholera treatment center as it was preparing to open in the city of St. Marc on Tuesday, hig...

Cholera Rages In Rural Haiti, Overwhelming Clinics

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LIMBE, Haiti — A gray-haired woman, her eyes sunken and unfocused from dehydration, stumbles up a dirt path slumped on the shoulder of a young m...

Faith In A Time Of Cholera

Kent Annan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kent Annan

I hope that faith can sometimes consist of finding nothing left to pray except to echo the words of the one I call savior, and loudly scream or softly whisper or pitifully wonder: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken them?"

UN Investigates Origin Of Haiti Cholera Outbreak

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIREBALAIS, Haiti — U.N. investigators took samples of foul-smelling waste trickling behind a Nepalese peacekeeping base toward an infected rive...