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The cholera epidemic in Haiti has killed more than 250 people

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has killed more than 250 people

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has killed more than 250 people

Situation of cholera in Haiti every day worsens. To date, more than 250 registered deaths due to this disease. According to expert estimates, the epidemic will continue to spread more and more, told Reuters specialist for Humanitarian Affairs in Haiti, Nigel Fisher.

Doctors say: officially known about 3000 cases. The Haitian government and organizations are trying to help somehow contain the epidemic. In particular, doctors try to isolate patients. By the way, as the main source of infection is called the river Artibonite.

Accordingly, most of the cases are concentrated in areas near the river basin, although there is information on the five confirmed cases in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Health workers distribute emergency kits consisting of soap, tablets, purifying water, rehydration sachets.

Scientists believe that the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January, could have a hidden effect. Now it has to eliminate the effects of the tragedy.