Haiti Health Crisis - Healthcare officials are testing for cholera, typhoid, and other diseases

Is there an epidemic in Haiti? Hospitals in Saint Marc Haiti are overwhelmed with patients. It's been reported that Hundreds of patients, mostly children, have symptoms of cholera and "La Fieve" typhoid. Find out what officials are saying.


Haiti Medical Alert

Rumors are spreading that it might be a waterborn disease.

Haitian people are dying "after suffering brief bouts of fever, vomiting and severe diarrhea," The Canadian Press says.

How bad it is?... It's Bad!

Tim sent us this message from St Marc Haiti yestersay:

"I'm now in Saint Marc (bas artibonite) I confirm it's the truth... The hospital of Saint Nicolas here in Saint Marc is now overcharged... It is going to be like another January 12th... A friend of mine traveled to Gonaives he witnessed tens of funerals along the roads... read more" (Thank you Tim)

What do you know? Share it with us!

Also read:

Is Haiti prepared for an outbreak?

Jessica DuPlessis, spokeswoman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Haiti, told the associated press that Hospitals in the area have enough supplies to respond to a fatal outbreak of diarrhea, including dehydration salts, for about three days.

She didn't say how many cases they can respond to or what will happen it is not contained.

Where is this coming from? What is causing it?

Still no answers! Stay tuned...

Again, we are hoping this is NOT an epidemic... if it is, God forbid, we certainly hope it is contained. Otherwise we're really in trouble.

What do you think?

Reply with your comments

Haiti Dirt Roads - Boc Banic, Near The Dominican Border   The Guayamouc River, Riviere Guayamouc, Hinche Haiti   PHOTO: Haiti - Artibonite River Flooded after Hurricane Irma   Oi Leak in Peligre hydroelectric power plant  

Write a comment  (1)

You might also like

Return to Articles List

All Comments (1)

Haiti News says...

Haiti Artibonite Senator Youri Latortue Spoke to the media and says he notice at lease 400 people sick in hospitals in the Artibonite region.

The senator says many of the sick died in the

Reply  ... More

Leave a Reply

Name (required)

E-mail (required, will not be published)

Subject: Haiti Health Crisis - Healthcare officials are testing for cholera, typhoid, and other diseases edit

» »