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Wednesday, March 16

Cholera 'worse than expected'

(From source) This cholera patient is drinking...Image via WikipediaBBCCaribbean.com "The cholera epidemic affecting Haiti looks set to be far worse than officials had thought, experts fear.

Rather than affecting a predicted 400,000 people, the diarrhoeal disease could strike nearly twice as many as this, latest estimates suggest.

Aid efforts will need ramping up, US researchers told The Lancet journal.
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