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Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Reality Check!

Wendy Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wendy Abrams

Let's put the Carnival Cruise ship into perspective -- it was not tragedy. Tragedy is the cholera outbreak in Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people are left homeless from the earthquake.

Cholera in Haiti

April D. Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
April D. Ryan

Tuesday the United States transferred 120 million dollars through the World Bank for humanitarian efforts to rebuild Haiti 10 months after the fatal 7...

The Roots of Cholera in Haiti: A Lack of Trees

Ethan Budiansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ethan Budiansky

Often when I read comments on stories about efforts to restore degraded land in Haiti, I see people who make accusations that environmentalists care more about plants than we do about people. This could not be further from the truth: we plant trees so that we can help people.

Aid Supplies Go Unused As Cholera Epidemic Claims Lives In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As a cholera outbreak spreads throughout rural areas of Haiti, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discovers much-needed medical supplies are not reaching the peop...

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...

Haiti Could Face Cholera For YEARS

Health News Blog : NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Haiti Cholera Outbreak: How You Can Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In Haiti, a country still reeling from January's devastating earthquake, the combination of a lack of infrastructure and overwhelming poverty have lef...

Officials Say Haiti Cholera Outbreak Not As Dire As Predicted

AP | JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak showed signs of easing Monday after killing more than 250 people in a sweep through rural Haiti, but ...

World's Infectious Disease Outbreaks (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Infecting over 3,000 people and killing at least 250, a cholera outbreak is currently sweeping across Haiti, bringing a new wave of tragedy to a natio...

Dispatch From Haiti: "Controlled Chaos" of Cholera

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Jon LaPook

On Saturday afternoon we visited St. Nicolas Hospital in St. Marc, the current center of the cholera outbreak. It was awful.

Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads Toward Capital: Hundreds Dead, Thousands Sick

AP | JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous ...