PLOS Blog Discusses Debate Over Responsibility For Haitian Cholera Epidemic
PLOS Blogs’ “Public Health Perspectives”: Why the Haitian Cholera Victims Deserve Their Day in Court
Jason Silverstein, lecturer and writer-in-residence at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, discusses the debate over the Haitian cholera epidemic, which is believed to have begun in a U.N. peacekeeping camp established without proper sanitation facilities. He writes, “The United Nations should account for their role in one of the deadliest outbreaks of cholera in recent history” (6/27).
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