Ray Suarez talks to a NPR's Jason Beaubien in Port-au-Prince about concerns that rainwater could further the spread of cholera in Haiti.
By Talea Miller
Deaths from Haiti's cholera outbreak are slowing, but health experts warn that the threat of further spread, fueled by chronically unsanitary conditions, is still very real. At least 284 Haitians have died of the highly-contagious waterborne illness in the past…
By Larisa Epatko
Health officials fear a cholera outbreak in rural Haiti that has killed at least 142 people and sickened more than 1,500 will spread to other parts of Haiti, including the earthquake-ravaged capital Port-au-Prince.
In other news Friday, WikiLeaks released nearly 400,000 secret U.S. files on the Iraq war, counting more than 15,000 unreported civilian deaths. Also, Haiti is dealing with a deadly cholera outbreak. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Eric Lotz of Operation Blessing…
In the midst of an escalating cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, a summit on a power-sharing deal decided Tuesday that opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai should be sworn in as prime minister by Feb. 11.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Political trouble in Zimbabwe has taken a toll on the population's health and aid groups warn that thousands more will die as the infrastructure and health care systems continue to deteriorate.
In the wake of Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak, worsening food shortages and political unrest, some international leaders are urging embattled President Robert Mugabe to step down. An analyst provides an update on the situation.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush said in a statement Tuesday that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should step down and called for African support to end his "tyranny" as a growing chorus of foreign leaders calls for the embattled leader to quit his post.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice increased pressure on Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe to leave office after his government stalled on a power-sharing deal with the opposition party.
Doctors, teachers and union members clashed with riot police in the streets of Zimbabwe's capital of Harare as they protested the country's deepening economic meltdown and a cholera epidemic that has been blamed on poor infrastructure.
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