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Emergence of cholera in Haiti raises alarms

Deadly illness begins sweep across country

Patients with cholera received medical attention at St. Nicholas Hospital. The emergence of cholera in Haiti had been feared since the first days after January’s earthquake. Patients with cholera received medical attention at St. Nicholas Hospital. The emergence of cholera in Haiti had been feared since the first days after January’s earthquake. (Ramon Espinosa/Associated Press)
By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / October 23, 2010

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Hospitals staffed by doctors and nurses affiliated with Boston-based Partners in Health sit at the epicenter of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed more than 150, sickened as many as 2,000, and begun to sweep across the impoverished countryside. (Full article: 674 words)

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