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U.N.’s Haiti Cholera Coordinator Says Gains Against Disease Being Lost As Case Numbers Rise

Agence France-Presse: U.N. struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases
“A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a U.N. official said Thursday. Pedro Medrano, the U.N. coordinator for Haiti’s cholera outbreak, said years of work to beat back the disease are in jeopardy as donors turn away from the emergency…” (5/7).

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