UN appeals for $164M to combat Haiti cholera

At least 11,125 cases of cholera have been confirmed in five of Haiti’s 10 districts since the outbreak began last month. Ten deaths and 278 cases have occurred in the capital Port-au-Prince.

The World Health Organization said Friday that the epidemic isn’t likely to end soon.

“The projections of 200,000 cases over the next six to twelve months shows the amplitude of what could be expected,” said WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl. He noted that the current fatality rate of 6.5 percent is far higher than it should be. (READ MORE)

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