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  • Haitian children
    Cholera in the Americas: A decreasing trend being seen
    Several months after the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti on Jan.12, 2014, a huge, tragic, ongoing cholera outbreak hit the country sickening more than 700,000 people to date.However,yesterday, June 27,...
  • Two oral cholera vaccines are available from the WHO
    New oral cholera vaccine highly effective during outbreak in Guinea
    An new oral vaccine against cholera was highly effective in preventing further cases in treated people during a recent cholera outbreak in Guinea, according to a new study, which is the first ever conducted during an actual outbreak in Africa...
  • Kids who were treated for cholera in Haiti
    Cholera in Haiti is easing with clean water and sanitation
    Haitians have been struggling to survive a cholera outbreak which hit the island nation after the 2010 earthquake. The World Health Organization notes that cholera can quickly lead to severe dehydration and death if treatment is not given quickly....
  • Ted Petion lays on his mothers lap while being treated for cholera in Haiti
    Haitians sue United Nations over cholera epidemic
    The devastation Haiti was hit with by the 2010 earthquake was compounded upon by a serious cholera epidemic. Tragically, the U.N. peacekeepers deployed to Haiti to help out are being blamed for the cholera epidemic. The Telegraph reported on Oct....
  • Haitian cholera epidemic
    Cholera may have been re-introduced into Haiti by Nepalese UN peacekeepers
    A federal lawsuit that will reportedly be filed on Wednesday alleges that Nepalese United Nations peacekeepers re-introduced cholera into Haiti. According to an article published today in Digital Journal, The New York Times reported the lawsuit...
  • UN sued for spreading cholera in Haiti
    UN sued for spreading cholera in Haiti
    The United Nations and its Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon have been slapped with a lawsuit citing negligence for introducing cholera to Haiti after it sent rescue workers from Nepal to a base along the banks of a tributary for the Artibonite River...
  • Haiti cholera outbreak
    UN infects 700k Haitians with Cholera...Claims immunity from Wrongdoing
    Haitians are suing the UN over their bringing cholera to the tiny island nation through UN peacekeepers from Nepal. So far, 700,000 Haitians have contracted cholera, with 8,500 deaths. The UN claims it has immunity from prosecution. Prior to the...
  • Cholera Cuba warning: U.S. issues a Cholera warning for people going to Cuba.
    Cholera Cuba: U.S.issues advisory for people traveling to Cuba
    Cholera in Cuba has promptedthe United Statesto issue an advisory for travelers to Cuba. This comes aftercholera has sickenedseveral foreign visitorsto Cubain recent weeks. The warning recommends that the U.S. Interests Section in Havana recommend...
  • Save the children
    Did climate change contribute to Haiti's post quake cholera outbreak?
    On August 6, the Washington Post published details of Yale University’s most recent report slamming the United Nations for bringing cholera into Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake.According to the Yale report, the lack...
  • The Irish Healer
    Love in a time of healing in Herriman's 'The Irish Healer'
    Nancy Herriman’s writing can be described as lovely, on time, and true. Her characters’ personalities and their flaws is what makes“The Irish Healer” such a wonderful read.It is the 1830s and Rachel Dunne is leaving her...
  • New research for a cholera antibiotic on the way
    New research for a cholera antibiotic on the way
    According to Science Daily, Molecular biologists from the Canadian Simon Fraser University, Lisa Craig, Christopher Ford and Subramaniapillai Kolappan, along with scientists from the University of Oslo and Harvard Medical School have found a...
  • Oil-rich, plagued by cholera in Sierra Leone
    West silent on oil-rich Sierra Leone cholera
    West makes a killing out of African nation plagued with choleraThe small oil-rich west African nation, Sierra Leone has been battling its worst outbreak of cholerain fifteen years over the past several months, the U.N. deputy spokesman reported...
  • Treating cholera
    Cholera spreads to Cuba
    Cuban government sources have announced that Cuba is experiencing its first cholera outbreak in a century. The CubanPublic Health Ministry isadmittingto 53 cases of the intestinal illness, and three related deaths. Other reports suggest that the...
  • CLEAN WATER
    Letter Hand-Delivered to Governor Rick Scott today 5/4/11 re: Cholera in FL
    To the Citizens of Florida:It is way past time to get this right. With the release of vast amounts of toxic crude and the even more toxic dispersants to cover up the crime scene, now we have intentional waste dumping in the areas off the Gulf of...
  • Steamship SS Pacific
    Disease and overcrowding plague Panama crossing
    Many of the gold seekers who came by way of Panama differed from those who came around Cape Horn and from those who crossed America by wagon. A good number simply hoped to avoid the hardship of the other routes but, while there were great numbers...