22 Oct 2010

UN: 138 dead after cholera outbreak in Haiti

“A fast-moving cholera outbreak north of the Haitian capital has killed at least 138 people, a U.N. official said Friday. Another 1,526 cases are also part of the outbreak, said Imogen Wall, the U.N. humanitarian spokeswoman in Haiti. All the cases have been reported in the Lower Artibonite region, north

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20 Oct 2010

10 infants dead in California whooping cough outbreak

“Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, has claimed the 10th victim in California, in what health officials are calling the worst outbreak in 60 years. Since the beginning of the year, 5,978 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of the disease have been reported in California. All of the deaths occurred

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