Earthquake/CHOLERA

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40 people lynched amid Haiti cholera fears: officials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 22, 2010
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40 people lynched amid Haiti cholera fears: officials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Angry Haitian mobs have lynched at least 40 people in recent weeks, accusing them of spreading a cholera outbreak that has killed over 2,500 people across the country, officials said Wednesday. The number included at least 14 suspected sorcerers previously known to have been lynched in the far southwestern region of Grand Anse as...
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Haiti death toll from cholera rises to 2,591

December 22, 2010
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Haiti death toll from cholera rises to 2,591

Port-au-Prince –  Haitian health authorities said Tuesday that 2,591 people have now died from the cholera epidemic that has afflicted the poverty-stricken Caribbean country since mid-October. A total of 121,518 people have been affected by the outbreak, of whom 63,711 had to be hospitalized, though 61,917 of them have since been released from doctors’...
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MINUSTAH PAY ATTENTION!!! IVORY COAST ORDERS UN OUT: MAY TREAT THEM AS REBELS IF THEY REMAIN….BANG, BANG!!

December 21, 2010
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MINUSTAH PAY ATTENTION!!! IVORY COAST ORDERS UN OUT: MAY TREAT THEM AS REBELS IF THEY REMAIN….BANG, BANG!!

An ally of Ivory Coast’s incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has warned UN peacekeepers they could be treated as rebels if they remain in the country after being told to leave. Mr Gbagbo accuses the UN of siding with his rival Alassane Ouattara and ordered them out of the country. The UN says Mr Ouattara...
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Fragile lights signal holiday season

December 20, 2010
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Fragile lights signal holiday season

Amid tragedy of cholera, little miracles The 2-month-old cholera epidemic has already become such a part of daily life in Haiti that it has created a new specialty in the medical community: midwives for cholera patients. Haiti election results could be delayed for weeks The Organization of American States has asked Haitian President Rene...
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Canada stands by Haiti amid nightmare

December 20, 2010
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Canada stands by Haiti amid nightmare

Veniel Calixte welcomed the Canadians to his disaster, hoping for saviours or at least a way out. The Port-au-Prince artist became a paid minder and local fixer to international news crews — including QMI Agency — in the wake of last January’s earthquake that devastated large sections of his home country of Haiti. Reliable...
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Haiti cholera death toll starts to rise again, but don’t worry folks, the UN is going to create a panel to investigate the situation, next spring

December 20, 2010
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Haiti cholera death toll starts to rise again, but don’t worry folks, the UN is going to create a panel to investigate the situation, next spring

PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti’s cholera death toll has jumped by about 210, with more than 2400 now dead, health officials in the capital say. The deaths shook hopes that the outbreak had begun to taper off. However, there are signs of potential progress in the earthquake-ravaged country. A study by the International Office of Migration shows...
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WHILE HAITIANS DIE FROM A MINUSTAH INITIATED CHOLERA EPIDEMIC THE WHO WILL NOT DO ANYTHING TILL SPRING!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 20, 2010
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WHILE HAITIANS DIE FROM A MINUSTAH INITIATED CHOLERA EPIDEMIC THE WHO WILL NOT DO ANYTHING TILL SPRING!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NPR: Experts emerged Friday from an emergency session at the Pan American Health Organization saying that Haiti should get cholera vaccine. But they say it won’t happen until next spring at the earliest. The planet’s supplies of cholera vaccine are so tight that it will take a long time before vaccination can reach a...
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Experts disagree on Haiti cholera source as cases near 100,000

December 20, 2010
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Experts disagree on Haiti cholera source as cases near 100,000

Lisa Schnirring  Staff Writer Dec 8, 2010 (CIDRAP News) – A report by an epidemiologist sent by France to assist Haiti with the cholera response said United Nations (UN) peacekeeping forces from Nepal are the most likely source of the outbreak, though others deny the claims or say the findings are inconclusive. The Associated...
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Haiti: Cholera Vaccine Pilot Program Recommended

December 20, 2010
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Haiti: Cholera Vaccine Pilot Program Recommended

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. NY Times: There is enough approved cholera vaccine stockpiled in the world to vaccinate only 50,000 people, a panel of cholera experts convened by the Pan American Health Organization said Friday. Given the shortage, the panel recommended starting a pilot program in Haiti to test vaccination strategies and waiting...
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Over One Thousand Cuban Health Professionals Working in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 18, 2010
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Over One Thousand Cuban Health Professionals Working in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 18 (acn) The number of health professionals of the Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti increased to 1,160 with the arrival there of 62 members of the Henry Reeve International Contingent for Emergency Situations Specialized in Disasters and Epidemics. The Medical Brigade includes 131 doctors who graduated from the Havana-based Latin American...
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