2010-12-03 12:34:55 GMT SINA.com
LIMBE, Haiti – A gray-haired woman, her eyes sunken and unfocused from dehydration, stumbles up a dirt path slumped on the shoulder of a young man, heading to a rural clinic so overcrowded that plastic tarps have been strung up outside to shade dozens who can't fit inside.
2010-11-11 21:45:44 GMT Xinhua English
SANTO DOMINGO, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll of cholera in Haiti rose to 724, as more than 80 people died in the last 24 hours, Haitian Health Ministry said on Thursday.
A medic from the Mexican Navy Forces gives medical aid to a victim of cholera in Saint-Marc, Haiti, Nov. 1, 2010. As a cholera outbreak threatens to spread into Haiti, international aid workers are focusing their efforts on containing the epidemic. (Xinhua/SEMAR)
2010-10-27 13:40:57 GMT SINA.com
GENEVA – The unusually high death rate in Haiti's cholera epidemic is slowing as people become aware of the disease and health experts provide treatment, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
2010-11-03 22:53:32 GMT Xinhua English
SANTO DOMINGO, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- In the last few days, Haiti registered 105 new deaths from cholera, increasing the death toll to 442, Haitian health authorities said on Wednesday.
2010-10-25 06:48:32 GMT SINA.com
About 1,555 people have died of cholera in Nigeria this year, marking a likely peak in a three-year-old surge in the disease in the country, the UN Children's Fund said on Friday.
2010-10-25 03:26:13 GMT SINA.com
More than a dozen people have died of cholera in central Haiti, adding to concerns that the deadly outbreak is edging closer to the densely populated capital, officials have said.
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