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Fighting cholera

Fighting cholera

Since October 2010, more than 525,000 Haitians have been infected. Nearly 7,500 have died. MORE

Clinton visits Mirebalais Hospital

Clinton visits Mirebalais Hospital

Highlights potential impact solar power could have in a country rich in sun but lacking in electrical infrastructure. More ›

An urgent message from Dr. Paul Farmer

An urgent message from Dr. Paul Farmer

Efforts are underway to provide vaccination before spring rains flood Haiti with cholera. More ›

NPR asks if vaccine can break cholera’s deadly hold on Haiti

NPR asks if vaccine can break cholera’s deadly hold on Haiti

On All Things Considered, NPR's Jason Beaubien documents the situation in Haiti as PIH prepares to launch country's first vaccination project. More ›

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About Cholera

PIH staff continues to treat the sick, conduct research, build latrines, and distribute soap, bleach and water-purification tablets. We also reiterate the need to continue training health workers, scale up the availability and access to the best treatments – including, oral rehydration salts, antibiotics and IV fluids – and improving public water systems and sanitation infrastructure.

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