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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Cholera death toll reaches 30 in Dominican Republic

Article from Dominican Today :

" Santo Domingo. : Nearly 30 people have died of cholera in the Dominican Republic and at least another 5,000 have been infected following last year's massive outbreak in Haiti, said Senen Caba, the head of the Dominican Medical College.

However, the health ministry said in its latest toll that the number of deaths is 23 while only 1,288 have been infected.

Health Minister Bautista Rojas told the press he expects a rise in cases in the coming three to four weeks. He also confirmed that two new laboratories have been installed for detecting the disease."

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