Cholera in Dominican Republic kills 87

PressTV- Authorities in the Dominican Republic have announced that the death toll in the cholera epidemic that spread from Haiti has risen to 87. The health ministry said on Friday that the death toll had risen by 16 since July 8 to 87, AFP reported. The ministry also said there have been 773 new cases over the past week, for a total of 13,200 since the beginning of the epidemic, which spread to the Dominican Republic from Haiti in November 2010. The disease killed some 10,000 people in Latin America, according to the World Health Organization. Read article

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