Cuba: Outbreak of Waterborne Intestinal Infection Is Over

2 Havana, Aug 28.- An outbreak of a water-borne gastrointestinal infection that broke out last July in the eastern province of Granma has been successfully eradicated, The Cuban Ministry of Public Heath informed. In a statement published by newspaper Granma, the Health Ministry declared the infection eradicated after no more cases has been reported in the last ten days. The

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Haitian Victims Formally Accuse UN for Cholera Outbreak

0 Port-au-Prince, Nov 9. -A Haitian civil organization formally accused the United Nations for the outbreak of cholera in this Caribbean country, and demanded an indemnity for more than 5,000 victims of the disease.Since last year, several human rights groups accused the UN Blue Helmets of the possible introduction of the disease (there were no reports on its existence) but

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UN Argues for Haiti Cholera Estimates

1 United Nations, Mar 17. -UN estimates on the number of people infected with cholera in Haiti are in line with reality, according to UN official spokesman Martin Nesirky. Nesirky was questioned about a specialized study that almost doubles the estimate of 400,000 people infected provided by the World Health Organization and released by The Lancet scientific journal, refering to

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Fidel Castro Greets Cuban Workers in Haiti

1 Havana, Dec 25. -Leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro sent regards to Cuban health workers who arrived on Friday to Haiti, where they will help fight cholera. Deputy Health Minister Marcia Cobas conveyed Fidel Castroâ�Ös message expressing his certainty that they will fulfill their mission in the sister nation. A total of 40 nurses, 17 physicians and three

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UN Speeds Up Aid to Haiti for Cholera

17 United Nations, Oct 24. -The United Nations is speeding up medical aid to Haiti to face the outbreak of cholera that has provoked the death of at least 150 people, as confirmed by a high official of the organization Friday. Catherine Bragg, vice coordinator for humanitarian assistance, said to reporters that the assistance to Haiti includes workers, 300,000 anti-cholera

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