Tag Archive: Cholera

No end in sight to Haiti’s cholera epidemic

Almost a year after a nationwide outbreak, the spread of the waterborne disease cholera is showing no signs of ending in Haiti. So far, more than 6,000 have died and about 400,000 have been infected, with… Continue reading

UN says cholera epidemic in Somalia

(AP) — World Health Organization officials said Friday that famine-hit Somalia faces a cholera epidemic as dirty water and poor sanitation are leading to an increase in outbreaks of the disease. Officials say… Continue reading