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Cholera in Haiti

#1 by Sheldonboy , Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:38 pm

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has leapt past 250, officials say.
More than 3,000 people were infected, said Gabriel Thimote, director general of Haiti's health department.
Terrifying race against time with cholera
Eyewitnesses: Haiti outbreak
BBC - Health: Cholera
Five cases of cholera were detected in the capital, Port-au-Prince, but UN officials said the patients had been quickly diagnosed and isolated.
Around a million survivors of January's earthquake are living in tents near the city with poor sanitary conditions.
But Mr Thimote expressed optimism the outbreak could be contained.
"We have registered a diminishing in numbers of deaths and of hospitalised people in the most critical areas," he said.
"The tendency is that it is stabilising, without being able to say that we have reached a peak."

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RE: Cholera in Haiti

#2 by Deleted User , Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:16 pm

Very bad Graham,those poor people.


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