With Ebola In The Headlines, Officials Worry About Other Maladies Officials are asking travelers to stay calm after hearing the second nurse with Ebola was on a jet liner the day before her diagnosis. While Ebola is making the headlines, it’s not the only malady that could arrive by jetliner.
U.S. Travelers Warned After Cuba Cholera OutbreakA health advisory has been issued for all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in eastern Cuba.
Cholera In Haiti Evolving Into Two StrainsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the strain of cholera in Haiti is beginning to evolve as some develop a little immunity from the bacterium, according to the Washington Post.
UN: Half-Million Haiti Cholera Cases By Dec.New numbers from the World Health Organization are providing a sobering look at how bad the health conditions in Haiti have become in 2011.
US Reviews Medical Record Of Deported Haitian Who DiedA Haitian man who suffered cholera-like symptoms and died in his Caribbean homeland after the U.S. deported him from Miami had no pre-existing health problems that might have contributed to his death, according to a review of his medical records.
Deported Haitian Man Dies In JailA Haitian man deported earlier this year back to his homeland has died in jail of cholera-like symptoms.
Haiti Cholera Strain Traced Back to AsiaThe strain of cholera that is devastating parts of Haiti has been traced back to a strain found in South Asia, The Los Angeles Times is reporting.
Officials Confirm Miami Cholera CaseSouth Florida health officials have confirmed that a passenger suspected of suffering from cholera was sick with the potentially fatal disease when they landed at Miami International Airport last month. Although cholera can kill, it can not be easily spread from person to person in normal circumstances, they said.
Officials Investigate Possible Miami Cholera CaseSouth Florida health officials are gathering more information about a passenger, who may be suffering from cholera, that landed at Miami International Airport. As they investigate, they are warning people that even if the person has the disease, there is virtually no chance of it spreading here as it has in Haiti.
Passenger At MIA May Be Suffering From CholeraSouth Florida health officials are gathering more information about a passenger, who may be suffering from cholera, landed at Miami International Airport. The passenger was traveling on an American Airlines flight around 6 p.m. Thursday.
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