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    Source: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-Ne...8381471540840/


    United Nations admits to role in Haiti cholera epidemic
    By Amy R. Connolly | Aug. 18, 2016 at 1:51 PM

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.N. officials acknowledge for the first time the role peacekeepers played in a 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti that left some 10,000 people dead.

    The Office of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in the past year, "the U.N. has become convinced that it needs to do much more regarding its own involvement in the initial outbreak and the suffering of those affected by cholera."...
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