Early Haiti rains bring risk of bleak cholera season

April 17, 2015 11:27 PM

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Early Haiti rains bring risk of bleak cholera season

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian officials are reporting a spike in cholera cases late last year and carrying over into the first three months of 2015 as an early start to the rainy season has public health workers worried.

As of March 28, the Haitian Ministry of Health confirmed at least 11,721 cases of cholera, more than a 300 percent increase from the same period last year.

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