UN and aid groups intensify efforts to contain cholera outbreak in Haiti

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 03 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6227
  1. John Zarocostas
  1. 1Geneva

United Nations agencies and aid groups have intensified their efforts to contain the cholera outbreak in Haiti but fear their efforts could be jeopardised by Hurricane Tomas, which is expected to reach the island on 5 November.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said contingency plans have been activated, including the replenishment of health inventories …

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