Via Dominican Today.com: Haiti cholera cases down in 2014.
The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths as of March 10, according to a recent update from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
However, the health agency has reported some good news concerning the outbreak–so far in 2014, a decreasing trend in cases and deaths has been recorded on the island.
According to the Epidemiological Update, between 1 January and 10 March this year, 3,850 cholera cases had been recorded, including 18 deaths. This is lower than what was registered in 2013, in 2012 and in 2011 (with 29,167 cases and 243 deaths weekly average).
The Dominican Republic has reported 57 suspected cholera cases and no deaths during the first eight weeks of 2014. Since the epidemic began in Nov. 2010 in the country, there have been a total of 31,532 suspected cholera cases, including 467 deaths.
Elsewhere in the Caribbean, Cuba has reported 23 additional cholera cases since the last update bringing the tally to 701 cases and three fatalities.