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Haiti cholera epidemic to hit 800,000: study

LONDON – Up to 800,000 Haitians will contract cholera this year, double the estimates of UN agencies, a report published by The Lancet on Wednesday claimed. A US team led by Jason Andrews from Harvard School of Public Health also found that a recent dip in reported cases was likely…

Angry Haitian mobs lynch 45 ‘witches’ over cholera outbreak

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Angry Haitian mobs have lynched at least 45 people in recent weeks, accusing them of spreading a cholera outbreak that has killed over 2,500 people across the country, officials said Wednesday. The number included at least 14 suspected sorcerers previously known to have been lynched in the far…

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