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Haiti Cholera Cases Up in 2016

So far in 2016, Haiti has had more cholera cases than last year. It has been over five years since UN peacekeepers first brought cholera to Haiti and the epidemic continues to infect and kill Haitians. Meanwhile, the UN continues to dodge responsibility for these lives by claiming immunity in court.

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Haiti records nearly 100 cholera deaths in first two months of 2016

Jamaica Observer

March 14, 2016

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti says it has recorded 96 people have died from cholera during the first two months of this year.

The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) said there were also 7, 782 cases of the disease during the period January 1 to February 27.

But it said that the trend is towards a decrease in the number of cases following the outbreak US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention described as the worst epidemic of cholera in recent history.

 

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