Haiti rainy season brings signs of cholera spike

As the rainy season begins in Haiti, local and international health experts are concerned about the spread of water-borne diseases including cholera. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

The Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – An increase in new cholera patients in rural Haiti raises worries that the outbreak may be starting to surge again with the spring rainy season, a U.S.-based medical aid group said Wednesday.
Doctors Without Borders, which has had a leading role in responding to the cholera outbreak, is more optimistic.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/world/20110504_ap_haitirainyseasonbringssignsofcholeraspike.html


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