Daily Archives: October 25, 2011

What happened in Haiti Part II: One country’s battle against time and cholera

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Part II: The public health response

The long distances patients have to travel to get care, poor water treatment and sanitation across Haiti, and the fact that the Haitian population hasn’t been exposed to cholera for at least 100 years all contributed to an inability to control the epidemic that has taken already taken the lives of more than 6,600 people…