Earthquake/CHOLERA

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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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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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