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THE UNITED Nations has finally acknowledged that it played a role in the 2010 Haiti cholera outbreak that has killed almost 10,000 Haitians and inf

thelakeandeswave.com Aug 23 2016 - 19:34

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caribbeanlifenews.com Aug 23 2016 - 15:16

CARIBBEAN360 – The United Nations has finally acknowledged that it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti in 2010 that has since killed a

stlucianewsonline.com Aug 23 2016 - 12:17

Lawyers for the cholera victims and their families argued that the disease had not been found in Haiti for 150 years.

myhealthbowl.com Aug 23 2016 - 10:23

Cholera is an acute (sudden, short-term) diarrheal intestinal infection caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae.

Everyday Health Aug 23 2016 - 08:28

SEOUL - The South Korean health authorities said on Tuesday (Aug 23) that the country has confirmed the first case of cholera in 15 years in Gwangj

health.asiaone.com Aug 23 2016 - 07:38

Thanks to Shiloh at FluTrackers for posting the link to this Korea Times report: 1st cholera outbreak confirmed in 15 years.

crofsblogs.typepad.com Aug 23 2016 - 07:16

The United Nations has, at long last, accepted some responsibility that it played a part in a cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti in 2010 and

Truth Out Aug 23 2016 - 06:33

SEOUL: The first case of cholera in the last 15-years has detected in South Korea, health authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

The New Indian Express Aug 23 2016 - 05:15

Jung Ki-Suck, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leaves after a news briefing at its headquarters in Cheongju, North Chung

daily-sun.com Aug 23 2016 - 02:52

The secretary-general noted there has been a 90 percent reduction in the number of cholera cases in Haiti since the peak of the outbreak in 2011 be

inewstoday.net Aug 23 2016 - 02:37

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has confirmed its first case of cholera in 15 years, local health authorities said Tuesday.

YONHAP NEWS AGENCY Aug 23 2016 - 01:18

For decades, the UN has stood by the Haitian people, supporting them in their quest for democracy and the strengthening of their institutions and h

Mag-Series USA Aug 23 2016 - 00:36

This week though, Farhan Haq, spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, admitted that the world body had a "moral responsibility to t

larampadinapoli.com Aug 22 2016 - 23:31

After years of amoral denials, the United Nations has finally admitted its responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has infected more th

New York Daily News Aug 22 2016 - 20:54

In response to a 2011 cholera outbreak in Papua New Guinea, the Government of the Solomon Islands initiated a cholera prevention program which incl

journals.plos.org Aug 22 2016 - 17:40

For the first time in five years, the United Nations has admitted what epidemiologists, human-rights researchers, and the UN’s own experts establis

www.thenation.com Aug 22 2016 - 16:57

It shouldn’t have taken five years and a scathing report by an internal human rights watchdog for the United Nations to acknowledge that it bears r

New York Times Aug 22 2016 - 15:32


herald.co.zw Aug 22 2016 - 15:24

It is not enough that the United Nations is finally beginning to acknowledge its involvement in the lethal cholera epidemic in Haiti.

The Boston Globe Aug 22 2016 - 11:21

Last week, the United Nations acknowledged some responsibility for the cholera epidemic in Haiti that broke out six years ago, killing more than 9,

WTSP Aug 22 2016 - 10:52

A day after the United Nations admitted that it helped spread cholera in Haiti, the organization also found that poor sanitation persisted in its m

www.intellihub.com Aug 22 2016 - 08:15

Top officials at the United Nations are acknowledging, for the first time, that their organization played a role in a cholera epidemic that broke o

thekojonnamdishow.org Aug 22 2016 - 07:32

UPDATE (August 2016): When we first published this story in July 2015, some people claimed that the United Nations was responsible for bringing cho

The Business Insider Aug 22 2016 - 05:59

The United Nations (UN) has finally acknowledged that it played a role in the cholera outbreak in Haiti that began nearly six years ago, and has ki

trueviralnews.com Aug 22 2016 - 05:02

The Ebola epidemic killed 11,300 people in West Africa, creating a panic last year in the United States and Europe.

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Aug 21 2016 - 22:57

The strain of cholera in Haiti was the same as the one in Nepal. The U.N.

myhealthbowl.com Aug 21 2016 - 20:55

The United Nations is now admitting for the first time that it was involved in introducing cholera to Haiti, and it had a greater responsibility to

morningticker.com Aug 21 2016 - 19:29

Spurred by the report from Philip Alston, a New York University law professor who is a human rights adviser to the organization, the U.N.

Watertown Daily Times Aug 21 2016 - 17:27

NEW YORK, United States, Monday August 22, 2016 – The United Nations has finally acknowledged that it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Ha

Caribbean360 Aug 21 2016 - 16:59

A report by Jonathan M. Katz for The New York Times.

repeatingislands.com Aug 21 2016 - 14:14

News of the attacks in South Sudan coincided with the UN’s admission - after six years of external and, increasingly, internal pressure - that its

The Guardian Aug 21 2016 - 13:52

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says funding to prevent cholera in Haiti is crucial to advance developmen

Jamaica Observer Aug 21 2016 - 08:02

The UN has finally acknowledged it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti in 2010 that has since killed about 10,000 people in the countr

MSN Aug 21 2016 - 07:19

The United Nations has long denied that its own peacekeepers played a role in sparking the cholera epidemic, insisting the cause was uncertain.

Axis of Logic Aug 21 2016 - 05:31

Following the cholera outbreak, experts determined that its cause was a United Nations peacekeeping camp, which hosted activists from Nepal who car

inewstoday.net Aug 20 2016 - 23:33

Like climate change deniers, the United Nations for years has stood virtually alone against the weight of scientific opinion on its own peacekeeper

The Miami Herald Aug 20 2016 - 18:54

A young man at a sports center converted into a Cholera Treatment Center in Cap-Haitian, Haiti in November 2010.

trueviralnews.com Aug 20 2016 - 18:33

The United Nations has admitted it played a role in introducing cholera to Haiti and plans to give "material" aid to victims.

dw.com Aug 20 2016 - 10:26

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is working on a package that would provide "material assistance" to cholera victims in Haiti, his spokesman

MSN Aug 20 2016 - 09:57

The statement from deputy spokesman Farhan Haq follows Thursday's statement in which the United Nations said for the first time that it was in

thelakeandeswave.com Aug 20 2016 - 08:39

In this project, Shah compared the situation in Haiti to another devastating cholera outbreak almost two centuries earlier- Manhattan in the summer

inewstoday.net Aug 20 2016 - 08:17

A court in the US has ruled that the United Nations cannot be prosecuted for its role in a cholera outbreak that sickened and killed thousands of H

onenewspage.com Aug 20 2016 - 07:13

But in a reversal, the United Nations this week acknowledged it did play a role in starting a deadly epidemic that has cost more than 10,000 lives

myhealthbowl.com Aug 20 2016 - 02:48

The United Nations will prepare a "material" package of assistance and "support" for Haitians directly affected by a cholera ep

worldbulletin.net Aug 20 2016 - 01:22

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A US federal appeals court has upheld the United Nations’ immunity from a damage claim filed by human rights

Stabroek News Aug 19 2016 - 23:20

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is working on a package that would provide "material assistance" to cholera victims in Hai

Cubbies Crib Aug 19 2016 - 21:04

This file photo taken on December 9, 2014 shows a cholera patient treated at the MSF ?Center for Emergency Care (MEdecins Sans Frontieres-Doctors W

The Peninsula Aug 19 2016 - 20:43

New York, Aug 20 : Earlier on Friday, the spokesperson for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke about how the UN system is actively w

New Kerala Aug 19 2016 - 20:07

For the first time since a cholera epidemic believed to be imported by the United Nations peacekeepers began killing thousands of Haitians nearly s

MercoPress Aug 19 2016 - 18:41