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The cholera outbreak in Haiti that began in October 2010, 10 months after the devastating earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and displaced over 1 million, still lingers on, albeit much less, on the island nearly six years later.

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In 2016 to date, the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) has reported more than 16,000 cases, which has accounted for nearly 13,000 hospitalization and 175 deaths.

Since Oct. 2010, the cumulative total cholera cases has topped 780,000 cases and 9,300 deaths. It’s been called the largest and most explosive cholera epidemic in modern times.

And this cumulative number may be lowballing it, according to a recent study in the journal, Emerging Infectious Diseaseswhich reveals from house-to-house surveys in four communities that there were an estimated nearly three times more cholera deaths in the first six months of the epidemic than officially recorded.

Prior to Oct. 2010, Haiti had not seen a cholera outbreak in a century.

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  1. Lee says:

    Displaced as in freaky Christian cults going Haitian baby shopping for pet humans even tho they were not orphans at all? Displaced meaning shuffled around so money could be made? Haiti was an insult and still is. So are these cults of baby harvesters calling their selves Christians when enemies of both countries is what they really are. It is good to note that we were lied to, but how is the environment and human quality of life negatively affected by that many less disease carrying Haitians invading under “refugee” pretenses? They’re not and never were. Just more welfare cases for Florida to support “living that GOOD life!” The cultists promised them for purely self serving purposes? Christians are vultures in disaster sites, irresponsible and LIE right through their teeth to serve their self serving imaginary goals. Jesus is jesus, but where I live, MOST of the vehicles running van loads of illegals to the benefit office are Christian Church vans we wish we could bazooka off the road – be a us citizen, wait all day and get less. Be an illegal retarded disease carrier and go straight to the front of the line and get more. I’ll be glad when christians are monitored and forbidden from interfering in national security and we’ll being for their misguided and psychotic beliefs of “gentle” human exploitatation. I’ll be glad when ice finally starts doing its job again too before we are a 3rd world plague pit of ignorant savages. STOP playing soylent peasant for $$$$. That is NOT what jesus would do…

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