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2010 Haiti Cholera Outbreak

An outbreak of cholera was confirmed in Haiti on October 21, 2010. Cholera had not been documented in Haiti for decades so cholera outbreaks were considered unlikely in Haiti immediately following the earthquake in January, 2010. More >>

This image shows CDC is working with Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population to prevent deaths in health facilities and in communities.

CDC Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

November 4, 2010, 2:30 PM ET

CDC is working closely with other U.S. government agencies and international partners in support of the Haitian government’s response to the cholera outbreak in that country. CDC is collaborating with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Pan American Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and a host of other organizations to assist the Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) in a concerted effort to control the outbreak. More >>

 
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