Haiti in need of resources after cholera outbreak

U.S. soldier distribute water in Haiti.

U.S. soldier distribute water in Haiti. Image by The U.S. Army / CC BY 2.0

Cholera cases in Haiti have doubled year on year, according to figures from on-the-ground international medical group Doctors without Borders. Since mid-October, more than 2,000 people with symptoms of the highly infectious disease have been in need of emergency hospitalisation. Doctors without Borders claim the nation’s health system is unprepared for further outbreaks and still lacks funding, medicines and human resources to tackle such diseases.  Read more: caribbean360.com

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