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Cholera

13 December 2010

Experts call for vaccination, antibiotics in Haiti

Setting up clinics to treat Haitians with cholera is not doing anywhere near enough to tackle the epidemic there, health experts call for intensive vaccination and more antibiotics

Simply setting up clinics to treat Haitians with cholera is not doing anywhere near enough to tackle the epidemic there, health experts said, calling for intensive vaccination and more use of antibiotics.

But Paul Farmer of Harvard Medical School and colleagues at his organisation Partners in Health said current strategies are not working.

 

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