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Cholera claimed 4,000 lives in Haiti

January 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.The disease has spread across all 10 ... Read more...

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45 voodoo priests lynched in Haiti for cholera deaths

December 24th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port Au Prince (Haiti), Dec 24 (IANS) At least 45 people - most of them voodoo priests - have been lynched by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the cholera ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths top 1,500

November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 26 (IANS) An estimated 1,523 people have died of cholera and the epidemic could last for years in Haiti, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has said.According to the ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths reach 330

October 30th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has reached 330, an official said.Though the illness continues to spread, steps taken to contain it are ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s cholera toll rises to 2,024

January 14th, 2009 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 14 (Xinhua) The toll in Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen to 2,024, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday.On Monday alone, 117 new cholera deaths were recorded in the country. ... Read more...

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Rains could worsen cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe

January 5th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 5 (IANS) The fresh rains in Zimbabwe could aggravate a cholera epidemic that has already killed over 1,600 people since August, officials said.Relief agency the Red Cross said it was ... Read more...

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Congress makes diarrhoea deaths poll issue in Orissa

April 9th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) The Congress party is making the deaths of over a hundred persons by waterborne diarrhoea and cholera in Orissa last year its main poll issue in the Laxmipur ... Read more...

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