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Doctor who led Ebola response to spearhead Haiti cholera epidemic

The UN has appointed British physician David Nabarro, who spearheaded the UN’s response to Ebola, to go after cholera on the ground level. Nabarro plans to increase vaccination rates and numbers of rapid response teams to ensure that help gets to the victims before the disease turns fatal. To help cover costs, Nabarro will go after smaller, specific chunks of funding by emphasizing the UN Secretary General’s call for the implementation of an effective program to end cholera in Haiti. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for full text. British doctor who tackled Ebola now leads fight against cholera in Haiti By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald September 30, 2016 In early August of 2014, the Ebola virus was rapidly spreading through small towns in three West African nations, and doctors were losing the fight to control the outbreak. David […]

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