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Haiti Cholera Epidemic

Baseball and Science in the Time of Cholera

Rishi Rattan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Rishi Rattan

I admire my UN colleagues who tirelessly strive to create evidence-based solutions, reconciliation, and justice for Haiti, yet the UN's failure to acknowledge data impedes their own staff's progress.

Cholera Epidemic in Haiti: A Human Rights Issue That Demands Attention

Yaniv Kleinman | Posted 09.23.2012 | Miami
Yaniv Kleinman

The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010 will be forever remembered as one of the darkest moments in the country's history. As Haitians continue to recover, however, another force continues to take a sever human toll on Haitians.

WHO: 500,000 Haiti Cholera Cases Likely By Year End

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the number of cholera cases in Haiti is expected to exceed 500,000 by the end of 2011. The U.N. hea...

Cholera In Haiti Slows But Could Surge

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAINT-MARC, Haiti — The cholera epidemic that has raged across this country is claiming fewer victims, with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere...

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.

Cholera In Haiti's Capital Prompt Doctors To Set Up Centers

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A wooden wheelbarrow is pushed to the high green gates of a slum hospital, carrying an unconscious woman, her lips white...

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...

Chilling Voodoo Killings Reportedly On Rise In Haiti

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations they are using "black magic" to spread cholera, the ...

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...

Rebuilding Haiti in the Time of Cholera

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Samuel A. Worthington

As international NGOs, we are ready to work alongside the new Haitian government to ensure a more integrated rebuilding process. Many of us are in for the long haul.

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...