The New York Times: Vaccinations Begin in a Cholera-Ravaged Haiti

By Deborah Sontag in The New York Times

A year and a half after cholera first struck Haiti, a tiny portion of the population on Thursday began getting vaccinated against the waterborne disease that has infected more than 530,000 Haitians and killed more than 7,040. The organizers—Partners In Health and Gheskio, which also collaborate on H.I.V. and AIDS care—had hoped to beat the spring rains that spread the cholera germ.