Cholera in Haiti: Gone but not forgotten
Jan 13, 2020 - 6:45:30 AM

Washington D.C. (PAHO/WHO) - The cholera outbreak that began in Haiti in October 2010 caused some 820,000 cases and killed 9,792 people.

Thanks to the hard work of the government and people of Haiti, in partnership with PAHO and other agencies, there have been no confirmed cases of cholera since the end of January 2019. As Haiti approaches one year free of cholera, the disease may be gone, but it is certainly not forgotten. Now is the time to act to ensure that cholera in Haiti remains a distant memory...