WHO sending 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti



The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that it was sending 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where cases of the killer disease have climbed in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
"The top priority for those people affected by the hurricane is to give them access to clean water. That is the only way we can control cholera," Dominique Legros, WHO cholera expert, told a news briefing before travelling to the Caribbean country.
Some 150 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Grande'Anse department and 50 in South department, he said. "It is more than... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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