United Nations peacekeepers from Nepal likely did bring cholera into Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake last year, according to a new study published this week in mBio, a journal of the
In the search for the cause of Haiti’s recent cholera outbreak, which has claimed more than 4,500 lives and sickened 300,000 people, the finger of blame cannot be pointed at a single source, says a
The rice harvest in northwestern Haiti is likely to suffer over widespread fear among farmers about cholera contamination, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization announced this week.
Haiti’s cholera outbreak, which has sickened almost 150,000
Speculation that United Nation Nepalese peacekeepers brought Cholera to earthquake-ravaged Haiti gained some legitimacy this week. French epidemiologist Renaud Piarroux conducted an evaluation of the outbreak and concluded that the outbreak, which has killed at
The cholera epidemic in Haiti is spreading faster than public health agencies originally estimated, the senior United Nations official said on Tuesday.
In a few short weeks since the outbreak began, 1,344 people have lost
A woman who recently returned to Florida from Haiti has a laboratory-confirmed case of cholera, Florida Department of Health (FDOH) officials announced Thursday.
“We are working with our health care partners to ensure appropriate care
In 2001, Bob Dell left his career as a water treatment scientist to volunteer for children affected by AIDS in Africa. But when he followed a group of Ugandan children to their local water source
Cholera has reached Port-au-Prince, the Haitian health ministry reported Tuesday.
The first confirmed case of Cholera in the country’s capital city was a 3-year-old boy who the ministry said had no contact with anyone to
A Cholera outbreak continues to spread in earthquak-ravaged Haiti. Late last week, the Pan American Health Organization announced that the death toll in the outbreak has risen from 442 three days ago to 501, while
Public health authorities are furiously working to contain and understand the origins of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed more than 300 people and hospitalized almost 5,000.
Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease
Two members of the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency steering group on genetically modified foods (GM foods, or GMOs) recently resigned from the group in protest over language inserted into a report from the agency…