UN Reports 16 Cholera Deaths in Haiti, 32 Cases

A girl receives an oral cholera vaccine at the Immaculate Conception Hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti, November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares/File Photo
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GENEVA, Oct 11 (Reuters) – There have been 16 confirmed deaths from cholera in Haiti and 32 confirmed cases, a United Nations spokesperson said on Tuesday, citing the latest figures from U.N. humanitarian workers there.

“We are very, very concerned,” Margaret Harris of the World Health Organization, who spoke at a news conference with the U.N. spokesperson, added with reference to cholera outbreaks in Haiti and beyond. read more

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