Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Radio France Internationale L’épidémie de choléra atteint la capitale haïtienne

November 10, 2010
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Radio France Internationale   L’épidémie de choléra atteint la capitale haïtienne

En Haïti, l’épidémie de choléra qui frappe le pays depuis la mi-octobre pourrait rapidement se propager, selon l’Organisation panaméricaine de la santé (OPS), une émanation de l’OMS. Près de 600 décès ont été enregistrés et plus de 9 000 personnes ont été hospitalisées, selon un dernier bilan. Et pour la première fois, 73 cas...
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Cholera epidemic leaves Haiti on brink of disaster once more

November 9, 2010
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Cholera epidemic leaves Haiti on brink of disaster once more

By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles TimesNovember 10, 2010 Hundreds have succumbed to the disease in a nation all too familiar with death and ill-equipped to deal with disaster. Reporting from Gonaives, Haiti — A mother cradled her limp 2-year-old boy, gently bouncing him on her knee as though she would lose him if she...
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CHOLERA REACHES HAITIAN CAPITAL AS PREVAL GOVERNMENT TRIES TO CENSOR/BLOCK MEDIA COVERAGE OF THREAT. 9000 INFECTED AS EPIDEMIC ACCELERATES

November 9, 2010
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CHOLERA REACHES HAITIAN CAPITAL AS PREVAL GOVERNMENT TRIES TO  CENSOR/BLOCK MEDIA COVERAGE OF THREAT. 9000 INFECTED AS EPIDEMIC ACCELERATES

Port-au-Prince on Tuesday reported its first suspected cases of cholera, although health officials here said there have been only “isolated” incidents of the illness which has killed more than 500 people elsewhere in Haiti. Health Minister Ariel Henry told AFP that while there is no wide spread infection in the capital yet, a sizeable...
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Haiti: Cholera is South Asian origin but Haitians have to be accountable-Believed that Preval and his MINUSTAH associates are using cholera – generated by MINUSTAH troops, as excuse to cancel elections. Is there more than meets the eye???

November 9, 2010
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Haiti: Cholera is South Asian origin but Haitians have to be accountable-Believed that Preval and his MINUSTAH associates are using cholera –  generated by MINUSTAH troops, as excuse to cancel elections.   Is there more than meets the eye???

by Paul Sanon on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:05am The last major cholera outbreak  in the western hemisphere started in Peru in 1991 and almost 500,000 people took ill.  Fortunately, it did not reach Haiti which  has not had a single reported case in the last 50 years. The October 2010  outbreak  has...
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Haiti: Cholera confirmed in Port-au-Prince

November 9, 2010
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Haiti: Cholera confirmed in Port-au-Prince

The health ministry in Port-au-Prince has confirmed that the country’s cholera epidemic has reached the Haitian capital. Doctors are treating 73 people for cholera, amid fears the disease could spread across the quake-hit city. Dozens of suspected cases are also being investigated, which has feared an outbreak since October. The country’s health ministry says...
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Weaker storm still brings Haiti misery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 8, 2010
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Weaker storm still brings Haiti misery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti avoided another major crisis but with destroyed homes, crops and roads, Hurricane Tomas still brought pain to the struggling nation. BY CURTIS MORGAN, TRENTON DANIEL AND JACQUELINE CHARLES cmorgan@MiamiHerald.com LES CAYES, Haiti — President Rene Préval flew to the regions hardest hit by Hurricane Tomas on Saturday as weary earthquake refugees began salvaging...
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Haiti tests for cholera in Port-au-Prince

November 8, 2010
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Haiti tests for cholera in Port-au-Prince

At least 120 people in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, are being tested for cholera, health officials say. Doctors have told the BBC the disease is “clinically” present in the city, but there is no official confirmation. The health ministry says 544 people have died in Haiti’s latest cholera outbreak. About 8,000 are being treated in...
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic death toll rises to 544

November 8, 2010
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic death toll rises to 544

SANTO DOMINGO, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) — The death toll of the cholera epidemic in Haiti on Monday rose to 544 and some 8,000 people infected had been hospitalized, the Haitian Health Ministry said. According to information reaching here from Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, the Haitian Health Ministry said that daily average of deaths increased to...
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Haiti fears spread of cholera Health workers fear flooding caused by Hurricane Tomas could accelerate the spread of the disease.

November 8, 2010
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Haiti fears spread of cholera  Health workers fear flooding caused by Hurricane Tomas could accelerate the spread of the disease.

Flooding in Haiti, caused by Hurricane Tomas, has heavily affected the cholera-infested region of Artibonite, where the first cases of the water-borne disease were diagnosed. The Artibonite river has been swollen by the rains brought by the storm and there are fears that the floodwaters could be contaminated with cholera. Cholera has killed 501 people and sickened...
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Haiti escapes catastrophe as Hurricane Tomas skirts island

November 6, 2010
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Haiti escapes catastrophe as Hurricane Tomas skirts island

Haiti is spared a direct hit at a time when more than a million people remain in tent camps after the Jan. 12 earthquake. But the hurricane offers a reminder of Haiti’s vulnerability. Reporting from Leogane, Haiti — At 6 a.m. Friday, Roseanna Nicolas, 50, heard screams from the road. She looked out her...
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