El Salvador Announces Cholera Prevention Measures

El Salvador Announces Cholera Prevention MeasuresSan Salvador, Dec 13. -The Health Ministry of El Salvador announced measures to prevent cholera in the country, given the deadly epidemic in Haiti.

Health Minister María Isabel Rodríguez said El Salvador is exposed to the disease, according to local news reports on Sunday.

All hospitals and health care facilities nationwide are being supplied with saline solution to build up reserves in case of a cholera outbreak, she said.

On Wednesday, a meeting will be held with representatives of all national departments to analyze and implement other preventive measures, she said  (Prensa Latina)