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Cholera and Haiti

December 18, 2010
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Cholera and Haiti

OPINION NEW YORK TIMES December 17, 2010 With a cholera epidemic raging in Haiti, the United Nations recently issued an urgent appeal for $174 million to provide clean water, sanitation, food and medical treatment. As of this week, it had raised 25 percent of it. More than 100,000 Haitians have fallen ill from cholera,...
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Bill Clinton: Haiti ‘s inefficient Colonial Overlord

December 16, 2010
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Bill Clinton: Haiti ‘s inefficient Colonial Overlord

by Ashley Smith / August 5th, 2010 Amid the hoopla over Chelsea Clinton’s wedding at a posh estate north of New York City, there were plenty of toasts in the media to Bill Clinton and the good works he’s performed since leaving the White House. In particular, Clinton’s role in working with Haiti, both...
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PREVAL – THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, AND EVERYTHING ELSE

December 16, 2010
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PREVAL – THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, AND EVERYTHING ELSE

PEOPLE ARE NOW REALIZING WHAT PREVAL REALLY IS, ON A MORE PERSONAL LEVEL. ALL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELED. MAJOR CORPORATE EVENTS HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – SUCH AS DIGICEL AND THE HOTEL CARAIBE. THAT IS NICE FOR THOSE WITH MONEY. FOR THE REST, VARIOUS FOREIGN GROUPS FORWARDED A LOT OF...
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DNA breakthrough may help Haiti fight cholera

December 14, 2010
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DNA breakthrough may help Haiti fight cholera

Cholera has killed at least 2,000 people in Haiti since October. Rapid genetic sequencing was used to identify its source. (Associated Press)Xconomy.Com / December 13, 2010 Epidemics can travel around the world in hours on airplanes. But now that DNA sequencing has gotten cheap and fast, researchers are finding ways to precisely identify the...
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Clinton Haiti meeting moved due to unrest

December 13, 2010
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Clinton Haiti meeting moved due to unrest

(AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE — A meeting between UN envoy Bill Clinton and Haitian Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive on Tuesday has been moved to the neighboring Dominican Republic because of the post-election unrest. “Given the unpredictability of the situation in Port-au-Prince, the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) has decided to hold its next board meeting...
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How We Can Stop Cholera Two doctors on why there’s still hope for Haiti.

December 13, 2010
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How We Can Stop Cholera Two doctors on why there’s still hope for Haiti.

After decades of political violence, after being pounded by hurricanes and floods, and after the January 2010 earthquake, Haiti now faces a cholera epidemic that has so far defied all efforts to bring it under control—efforts made even more difficult by last week’s rioting over disputed election results. In the outbreak’s first 30 days,...
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Nepalese Army Denies Role in Haiti Cholera Epidemic-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 13, 2010
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Nepalese Army Denies Role in Haiti Cholera Epidemic-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Latin America Herald Tribune: KATHMANDU – Nepal’s army denied Sunday that the cholera epidemic that has taken more than 2,000 lives in Haiti was introduced into the Caribbean country by Nepalese soldiers serving as U.N. peacekeepers, as claimed by a prestigious French physician in a recent study. “The report is based on suppositions, not proof,”...
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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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