Haiti offers treatment as virus outbreak surges  

May 24, 2014 3:31 PM

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Haiti offers treatment as virus outbreak surges  

PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haitian health authorities will distribute pain medication to clinics around the country amid a surge in suspected cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is new to the region, a government official said Friday.

More than 5,500 suspected cases of the chikungunya virus have been reported in Haiti, up from 1,500 cases a week earlier, Public Health Minister Florence Guillaume said.

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