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18 November 2010

Cholera epidemic could kill 10,000

The cholera epidemic in Haiti could kill 10,000 people and cause 200,000 infections in the coming year, a doctor with the Pan-American Health Organisation said.

The cholera epidemic in Haiti could kill 10,000 people and cause 200,000 infections in the coming year, a doctor with the Pan-American Health Organisation said.

Haiti's health ministry said that 1,100 people have died since cholera was first detected in the nation in late October 2010. The number of people hospitalised has grown to 18,382.

 

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