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PBS NewsHour | Long After Earthquake, Haiti Still Endures Cholera Epidemic | PBS

Duration: 08:38
Program: PBS NewsHour #10518
Broadcast Date: Dec. 4, 2012

After Haiti suffered a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, experts believe aid workers accidentally brought cholera to that nation, spreading due to unsanitary conditions. The epidemic has made 600,000 Haitians ill and 7,500 dead. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the challenges to treat a disease not seen in Haiti for more than 100 years.

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Post Date: December 13, 2012