Update on Cholera -- Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Florida, 2010

Jenkins, P. H.; Montejano, H. J.; Abbasi, M. J.; Crowley, M. S.; O'Brien, M. G.; Conte, V.; Etienne, M.; Rico, E.; Rea, D. G.; Baker, R. M.; Burden, E. A.; Gillis, L. D.; Hamilton, J. J.; Hopkins, R. S.; Kite-Powell, A. C.; Merlo, E.
December 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/24/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 50, p1637
This article provides an update on cases of cholera in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the U.S. in 2010. The Haitian National Public Health Laboratory confirmed a cholera outbreak in October. In the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Public Health conducted intensive surveillance for cholera-like illness and laboratory testing to confirm cases. Meanwhile, the Florida Department of Health are investigating cases of cholera.


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