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  • Cholera quietly still kills dozens a month in Haiti

    Source: http://www.thevalleydispatch.com/hea...ns-month-haiti


    Cholera quietly still kills dozens a month in Haiti
    By David Mcfadden Associated Press
    Posted: 03/07/2016 11:12:09 AM EST

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) More than a dozen people reclined on cots inside the clinic in the Haitian capital, a few so sick they were receiving intravenous infusions to rehydrate their bodies and spare them an agonizing death.

    The worst off one recent morning was a thin and spectral man, weak from the vomiting and diarrhea caused by cholera. But all were expected to survive. The disease spread by contaminated water is easily treatable but can lead to death within hours if unattended...

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