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NPR Examines Fear, Stigma Surrounding Zika In Puerto Rico

NPR: Living With Zika In Puerto Rico Means Watching, Waiting, And Fearing Judgment “…Since Zika appeared in Puerto Rico more than a year ago, doctors believe as many as a million people on the island have been infected. Some 40,000 cases of those cases have been confirmed, a number that…

U.N. Should Be Responsible For Ensuring Cholera Campaign In Haiti Succeeds

New York Times: U.N. Accepts Blame but Dodges the Bill in Haiti Editorial Board “…The United Nations has the duty to end the cholera crisis because the United Nations caused it. … Only last December did [the U.N.] apologize and promise to make things right. The secretary general at the…

U.N. Raises Only About $2M Of $400M For Haiti Cholera Fund

Agence France-Presse: U.N. Haiti cholera fund still falls short despite British aid “A new appeal by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres for funding to help Haiti’s cholera victims has fallen short, with only Britain responding to the call, U.N. officials said Friday. With only two percent of the needed $400 million…

Brazil’s Yellow Fever Outbreak Infects More Than 400, Kills 137

Associated Press: Brazil yellow fever cases pass 400; more than 130 dead “Brazil’s Health Ministry says 424 people have been infected with yellow fever in the largest outbreak the country has seen in years. Of those, 137 have died. An update published Thursday said that more than 900 other cases…

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