Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haitian Cholera Strain from South Asia

December 13, 2010
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Haitian Cholera Strain from South Asia

By Kerry M. Flynn, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER A cholera strain that has killed more than 2,000 people in Haiti since October is South Asian in origin, according to a study conducted by several Harvard affiliates, who matched bacteria samples from Haiti with ones from Bangladesh. “Our main finding suggests, but does not prove, that...
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Stanley Lucas on Sarah Palin Trip to Haiti

December 13, 2010
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Stanley Lucas on Sarah Palin Trip to Haiti

What is going on in Haiti is not about liberals or conservatives in the United States. Its about my country men suffering. My country is going trough really hard times now and we can use all the help we can get from anyone (liberal or conservative) going to Haiti that can highlight on what’s...
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Haitian cholera strain could dominate the Americas

December 13, 2010
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Haitian cholera strain could dominate the Americas

16:12 10 December 2010 by Debora MacKenzie For similar stories, visit the Epidemics and Pandemics Topic Guide The DNA of the cholera bacteria ravaging Haiti has been sequenced, and the news is not good. It is carrying a mutation that seems to cause more intense disease. This has already helped the strain to dominate...
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Cholera now throughout Haiti, U.S. says

December 12, 2010
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Cholera now throughout Haiti, U.S. says

A cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 91,000 people and killed more than 2,000 has spread to all of the island nation and into the neighboring Dominican Republic, the CDC says. Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times: Reporting from Atlanta — A cholera outbreak in Haiti that has sickened more than 91,000 people...
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1800 HOURS SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2010 MOB ATTACKING BUILDINGS, CARS AND PEOPLE IN PETIONVILLE

December 11, 2010
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1800 HOURS SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2010  MOB ATTACKING BUILDINGS, CARS AND PEOPLE IN PETIONVILLE

1800 HOURS SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2010  MOB ATTACKING BUILDINGS, CARS AND PEOPLE IN PETIONVILLE: COULD BE INITE OR MARTELLY PEOPLE – MINUSTAH TOURISTS STANDING BY OBSERVING
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Haiti Travel Warning December 2010

December 11, 2010
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Haiti Travel Warning December 2010

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Haiti and recommends against non-essential travel. Washington, D.C. – infoZine – This notice replaces the Travel Warning dated June 24, 2010 to reflect continued high crime, the cholera outbreak, frequent disturbances in Port-au-Prince and in provincial cities, and limited police protection...
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AFTER PREVAL REFUSED OFFERS OF MEDICATIONS: Experts call for vaccination, antibiotics in Haiti

December 11, 2010
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AFTER PREVAL REFUSED OFFERS OF MEDICATIONS: Experts call for vaccination, antibiotics in Haiti

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON | Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:23pm EST WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Simply setting up clinics to treat Haitians with cholera is not doing anywhere near enough to tackle the epidemic there, health experts said on Friday, calling for intensive vaccination and more use of antibiotics. Their recommendation,...
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Virulent strain of cholera in Haiti came from Asia, report finds

December 11, 2010
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Virulent strain of cholera in Haiti came from Asia, report finds

By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times:ATLANTA — A particularly virulent strain of cholera in Haiti has the potential to become a problem in Latin America, scientists said in a study in the New England Journal of Medicine published Thursday. The cholera strain identified in Haiti, a hybrid, has been previously detected in South...
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CHOLERA EPIDEMIC ACCELERATES AS MORONS DEBATE SALVATION OF A FATALLY FLAWED ELECTION

December 10, 2010
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CHOLERA EPIDEMIC ACCELERATES AS MORONS DEBATE SALVATION OF A FATALLY FLAWED ELECTION

December 10, 2010 ESTIMATES REVISED AS CHOLERA GETS A FIRMER HOLD: HAITI EXPECTING OVER 650,000 VICTIMS: WITH TREATMENT WE WILL HAVE 5.6% FATALITIES: WITH PRESENT NON-TREATMENT SITUATION WE COULD FACE 50 – 60% FATAL = 300,000 OR MORE. THIS EQUALS, OR EXCEEDS JANUARY 12 QUAKE TOLL!!! AND MINUSTAH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INFECTION VIA...
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Haiti election unrest restricts aid operations – UN relief chief-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 10, 2010
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Haiti election unrest restricts aid operations – UN relief chief-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

LONDON (AlertNet) – Riots in Haiti over disputed election results are hampering efforts to tackle a cholera epidemic in the impoverished country, which is still reeling from January’s earthquake and recent floods, the United Nations’ top humanitarian official said on Thursday. Thousands of protesters rampaged through the capital Port-au-Prince and other cities on Wednesday,...
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This place looks pretty good, and clean. Title for article not fair

December 7, 2010
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This place looks pretty good, and clean. Title for article not fair

By Ezra Fieser — Special to GlobalPost Published: December 7, 2010 06:03 ET in The Americas CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti — When the government and aid agencies opened a camp here in April, Haitians displaced by the earthquake arrived in busloads to claim a new life outside of crippled Port-au-Prince. Pushed by the international community and...
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Haiti cholera likely from UN troops, expert says

December 7, 2010
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Haiti cholera likely from UN troops, expert says

(AP) – 5 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A contingent of U.N. peacekeepers is the likely source of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed more than 2,000 people, a French scientist said in a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. Epidemiologist Renaud Piarroux, who studied the outbreak for the Haitian...
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Source choléra confirmée/Source of Cholera Confirmed

December 7, 2010
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Source choléra confirmée/Source of Cholera Confirmed

La télé française TV5 Monde dont la vidéo ci-jointe ci-annexée vous apportera la preuve d’un rapport d’un spécialiste français qui vient de confirmer la source chez les soldats Népalais. Pour écouter et en savoir davantage, cliquez en bas (courtoisie de notre collaborateur au Canada, Max Dosrismond) The source of the cholera epidemic has been...
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Govt: More than 2,000 dead of cholera in Haiti

December 6, 2010
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Govt: More than 2,000 dead of cholera in Haiti

The Associated Press Monday, December 6, 2010; 1:27 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian officials say more than 2,000 people have died of cholera since late October. According to the official count, more than 91,700 people have been sickened by the disease. Cholera had never been seen before in Haiti before the outbreak began along...
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UN Stresses Cuban Medical Aid to Cholera-wreaked Haiti

December 5, 2010
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UN Stresses Cuban Medical Aid to Cholera-wreaked Haiti

By Redaction AHORA / redaccion@ahora.cu / Sunday, 05 December 2010 09:59 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reportedly stressed the importance of the work of the Cuban medical brigade in Haiti, in the fight against the cholera epidemic. Speaking at a session of the General Assembly to address the Haitian situation, Ban highlighted the work of...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH ULTIMATUM FOR PREVAL

December 4, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH ULTIMATUM FOR PREVAL

December 4, 2010 THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT HAS GIVEN PREVAL UNTIL 6 P.M. SUNDAY TO PRESENT A SOLUTION TO THE HAITIAN CRISIS – OR ELSE! AND THE SOLUTION CANNOT BE CELESTIN ENOUGH  IS  ENOUGH! PREVAL HAS BEEN GIVEN A WARNING TO PRESENT A SOLUTION BY 6 P.M. SUNDAY OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN. THE...
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400,000 CHOLERA VICTIMS BY END OF YEAR!!!! 60,000 MAY DIE!!!

December 2, 2010
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400,000 CHOLERA VICTIMS BY END OF YEAR!!!!  60,000 MAY DIE!!!

SOME AREAS HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANY HELP AND PEOPLE JUST DIE A TERRIBLE DEATH! REPORT TODAY SUGGESTS HAITI WILL HAVE 400,000 CHOLERA VICTIMS BY END OF DECEMBER: SOME VILLAGES HAVE YET TO RECEIVE ANY MEDICINE WHICH MEANS 60% OF THOSE CONTRACTING DISEASE WILL  DIE!!!   PREVAL REFUSED OFFERS OF MEDICATION TWO WEEKS AGO, AND THE...
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GFS Announces Unprecedented Log 10 Kill of Haiti Cholera Strain by Waste Treatment

December 1, 2010
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GFS Announces Unprecedented Log 10 Kill of Haiti Cholera Strain by Waste Treatment

Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Global Future Solutions (GFS) announced today that its non-toxic waste treatment products GFS BioProtect? Effluent Remediator (BPER) and GFS BioProtect? Industrial Cleaner (BPIC) have been independently proven to kill the cholera strain responsible for the outbreak in Haiti, at Log 8 after three hours and Log 10 (99.99999999%)...
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Manigat voices fraud concerns ahead of Haiti election. EVEN THOUGH SHE WAS A PART OF THE ORIGINAL FIX-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 28, 2010
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Manigat voices fraud concerns ahead of Haiti election. EVEN THOUGH SHE WAS A PART OF THE ORIGINAL FIX-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Toronto Sun/ QMI Agency Last Updated: November 27, 2010 2:32pm The leading candidate in the Haitian presidential race is casting doubt on the ethics of her closest rival and warning the population to expect fraud and dirty tricks in Sunday’s election. Mirlande Manigat, the 70-year-old wife of former president Leslie Manigat, told QMI...
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