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Friday, October 29

'Explosive' Haitian cholera outbreak kills 292, neighboring countries prepare

Wikinews, the free news source: "The Haitian cholera outbreak has killed 292 people and infected over 4000, according to the Haitian government, although there are no new cases in the earthquake ravaged capital, Port-au-Prince. Neighboring countries, Dominican Republic and Jamaica have begun to implement measures to prevent the disease from spreading.
The Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Jon Andrus said, 'health aides are in Haitian camps, educating people about proper food, water and waste treatment.' He also added that 'the goal is to provide 24-hours-a-day medical care.'
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