Eastern, Cuba: Increased cases of cholera confirmed

Posted on July 11, 2012 • Filed under: Caribbean, Travel News

MIAMI — The number of cholera cases confirmed in eastern Cuba jumped from 30 to 85 over the weekend but the death toll remained at three, one government official said, although independent reports put the number of deaths as high as 15. As many as five other cases of cholera also were unofficially reported in Havana, and dissidents in Guantanamo near the eastern tip of the island reported cholera-like cases in Caimanera, a village on the edge of the U.S. naval base. Read article

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