United Nations Secretary-General Ban-ki Moon has profoundly apologized for the world body’s role in the Island nation’s cholera outbreak, saying he “deeply regrets” the suffering and loss of…
The country has been struggling with cholera since it was first brought in accidently in 2010 by UN peacekeepers
Eighteen months of war has left the country with few functioning medical facilities and clean water supplies.
More than 200 cases of cholera have been reported in Haiti since Hurricane Matthew. However, health facilities in the hard-hit south have been destroyed or seriously damaged.
The death toll is mounting amid fears about security and cholera while thousands are rescued from widespread flooding in the southern United States.
Haiti sees an upsurge in cases of cholera in the wake of Hurricane Matthew as people struggle to find clean water.
There are fears that disease could threaten survivors of Hurricane Matthew which already took the lives of nearly 900 people in Haiti.