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Cholera Outbreak in Haiti(66 images)

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An outbreak of cholera in the Artibonite River valley, in the center of Haiti, killed more than a thousand people and sickened tens of thousands in late 2010. A quick response from Haitian and international medical organizations has so far helped stem the spread. Still, many people live in circumstances that do not afford them the luxury of avoiding activities that bring them into contact with...
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  • The pediatric cholera ward at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • A man sick with cholera vomits next to his bed at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • A cholera patient is moved to a new bed at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • A cholera patient is treated at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • A woman does her laundry in the Artibonite River, the source of the recent cholera outbreak, on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • A boy lays in the dirt as women do laundry in the Artibonite River, the source of the recent cholera outbreak, on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • Men thrash rice on a paddy irrigated with water from the Artibonite River, the source of the recent cholera outbreak, on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • The Artibonite River, the source of the recent cholera outbreak, on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • A boy walks through the ruined Palace of 365 Doors on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • A cholera patient sleeps on a bench on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • A cholera patient sleeps on a bench on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • A cholera patient rolls over to vomit after being brought to the hospital on a stretcher on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • Project HOPE volunteer nurse Alysia Monaco, left, helps move a cholera patient back to his place after receiving X-rays on at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Friday, October 29, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • on Sunday, October 31, 2010 in Petite Riviere, Haiti.
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  • The cholera ward at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer on Thursday, October 28, 2010 in Deschapelles, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • Men put the bodies of cholera victims into a mass grave on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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  • A woman stands between tents at a cholera clinic on Friday, November 26, 2010 in Cabaret, Haiti.
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  • Fonzi Natoma, age 10, is treated for cholera at a clinic on Friday, November 26, 2010 in Cabaret, Haiti.
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