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BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 07 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3572

Cholera cases surge in Haiti: The World Health Organization and aid groups have reported a surge in new cholera cases in Haiti with weekly hospitalisations now at around 2600. As of 2 June, close to 2000 cases and 13 deaths had been reported in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. On 29 May, the ministry of health reported that since the beginning of the outbreak there had been 167 834 hospitalisations and 5337 deaths.

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