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By Robert On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Chikungunya, cholera and other diseases in Haiti: An ‘on the ground’ perspective with Haitian Hearts, Dr. John Carroll

The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths. The mosquito borne virus, More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Haiti chikungunya outbreak spikes to over 1,500 cases

In a follow up to a report Saturday where it was asked, “How bad is it in Haiti?” concerning chikungunya, we are starting to see how quickly the mosquito borne virus is spreading on the island nation. Image/CDC According More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Chikungunya in Hispaniola: Dominican Republic officials integrate social mobilization, how bad is it in Haiti?

During the past week, the number of chikungunya cases reported in the Caribbean continues to rise with the latest number of confirmed and suspected cases now nearing 50,000 in 16 countries and islands (including More...

By Robert On Monday, January 28th, 2013

CDC issues outbreak notice for travelers to Haiti

The ongoing cholera outbreak that began in over two years ago on the Caribbean nation of Haiti has exceeded 600,000 cases since the epidemic started, prompting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) More...

By Robert On Friday, September 7th, 2012

Haiti cholera outbreak going on 2 years, over 500,000 cases reported to date

Haiti Image/CIA The cholera outbreak which began in October 2010, is still ongoing on the Caribbean island of Haiti, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  still advises travelers to the More...

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