Haiti president confirms cholera outbreak, 138 dead
PORT-AU-PRINCE Oct 22 (Reuters) - Haiti's President Rene Preval said on Friday an outbreak of cholera had killed at least 138 people in the quake-hit country's central region and his government was taking measures to try to stop the disease spreading.
"I can confirm it is cholera," Preval told Reuters, as Haitian and international health officials confronted the poor Caribbean nation's biggest medical crisis since the Jan. 12 earthquake. (Reporting by Guy Delva; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)
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