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Why Isn’t There Universal Support for Cholera Vaccine in Haiti?

In the coming weeks, Partners in Health plans to launch an unprecedented — and somewhat controversial — vaccination campaign against the disease. Lascher says ultimately the way to eliminate cholera from Haiti is through building water and sewage treatment systems, … Continue reading

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The Back Story behind Cholera

How many of us know what cholera is and how it was discovered?  With so much information in the news regarding the epidemic in Haiti, this NPR interview with Dr. Eric Mintz, a medical epidemiologist in the Division of Food … Continue reading

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