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The coronavirus isn’t alive. That’s why it’s so hard to kill.

The science behind what makes this coronavirus so sneaky, deadly and difficult to defeat By Sarah Kaplan,  William Wan and  Joel Achenbach  March 23, 2020…

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AMERICANS HAVE A SHORTAGE OF TESTING KITS AND MATERIAL: HAITI HAS NONE!!! – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Exclusive: U.S. coronavirus testing threatened by shortage of critical lab materials The slow pace of coronavirus testing has created a major gap in the U.S….

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Coronavirus may infect up to 70% of world’s population, expert warns

Boston — The coronavirus death toll now tops 3,000 worldwide, with nearly 90,000 cases. But even those numbers are nothing compared to what could happen in…

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Haitian Supershero Supports Gender Equal Farming

Her name is Tanama and she is a shero! And while her official debut is not until March 13th, she wanted to be part of…

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Bill Gates: Coronavirus may be ‘once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about’

KEY POINTS Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus is starting to behave like the “once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about.” Gates also pointed out…

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Escaping Pandora’s Box — Another Novel Coronavirus

  David M. Morens, M.D., Peter Daszak, Ph.D., and Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the deadliest event in human history…

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On the Eve of the Earthquake’s 10th Anniversary, Timberland Reflects on a Decade of Investment in Haiti

by Atlanta McIlw Sunday, January 12 will mark the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 MW earthquake that struck Haiti and shook the world. For…

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Voices of Hope for Haiti’s Future

As this Sunday’s anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti drew closer, I was annoyed to see reporting that focused exclusively on how bad…

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Planting Trees and Growing Communities in Haiti

They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but did you know a whole community can? Haiti is in the midst of an unprecedented political, economic…

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Across several continents, infecting mosquitoes with bacteria results in dramatic drops in dengue illness, trials show

The number of people infected by dengue and at least one related virus has plunged in places where mosquitoes bred to be infected with a…

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Famine Comes to Haiti – Let the Response be an Agricultural Revolution

The following is not easy reading, but I am trying to balance an honest and unvarnished assessment of the current crisis in Haiti with specific…

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Invitation to the HAITI FESTIVAL at Purchase College

If you happen to be in the area this Friday, November 15th, I would like to invite you to attend two events in connection with…

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Food As Both Cause and Response to Haiti’s Crisis

There was welcome news yesterday that the US Agency for International Development will distribute 2,000 metric tons of emergency food in Haiti in the form…

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Haitian Farmers Speak Out About the Crisis and the Future

With coverage of the current national lockdown in Haiti focused mainly on cities, I wanted to share the viewpoint of three farmers and two agronomy…

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NGOs Partnering and Preparing for a Haiti Reboot

There is a tidal wave of righteous anger pulsing through the social fabric of Haiti. For months the population has borne the increasing burden of…

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Turmoil in Haiti: a Tale of Corruption and Hope

A correction to what I sent earlier… black market gas in Haiti is currently selling for between US$13 and $15 a gallon, while the cost…

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Haiti gets its first private nature reserve to protect forests and species

By Zach Fitzner Earth.com staff writer Follow Haiti may not be the first place you think of when nature reserves come to mind.  Much of…

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Dorian: Aid reaches Bahamas as thousands feared missing, dead

“The public needs to prepare for unimaginable information about the death toll and the human suffering,” a Bahamian official said. Sept. 6 (UPI) —Much-needed relief…

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Timberland Commits to Plant Millions of Trees in Haiti

Today global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberlandannounced a new commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by 2025 as part of its pursuit of…

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New coffee brewed in St. Louis supplies jobs for Haitian farmers

Former Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan announced “Brew For Impact” Tuesday morning, partnering with Kaldi’s Coffee and a farm in Haiti that’s been around since 1898….