15 Jan 2012

UN peacekeepers spread deadly cholera

United Nations peacekeepers have carried a South Asian 'super bug' strain of cholera into the Western Hemisphere for the first time. The virulent form of cholera has already killed 7,000 people in Haiti, and more than 500,000 Haitians have been infected. Now, isolated cases have turned up in Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Boston, Miami, and even New York...