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Massive Tremor Hit Haiti Fought against cholera epidemic, 140 deadHaiti’s government and other supporting partner are struggling a lot to get rid of cholera epidemic which has resulted in 140 deaths so for in the countries most awful medical emergency right after January 12 massive earthquake. The World Health Organization in its report said that the intense diarrheal disease has affected nearly 1500 people so for in the country and it would be the first cholera epidemic in a century in the disaster-prone Caribbean nation, which has been the most poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Meanwhile plenty of medic’s teams and aid workers have been rushed to the spot by providing clean water and food by the Red Cross team. The region is Haiti’s central breadbasket and had received tens of thousands of fleeing survivors from the January 12 quake.

The earthquake killed up to 300,000 people and injured thousands more, traumatizing the long-suffering population. The location is the Haiti’s central breadbasket and had received tens of thousands of fleeing survivors from the January 12 quake. The massive tumor has eaten up nearly 300,000 people and thousands have been injured badly traumatizing the long-suffering population.

Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said the government was very worried about the disease spreading to crowded quake survivors’ camps in Port-au-Prince.

“It is a cholera epidemic,” Dr. Michel Thieren, an official with the Pan American Health Organization, the regional office for WHO, said. It was not possible to say if the epidemic was at its peak, he said, but it was definitely not over.

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