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UN Admits Role in Haiti's Cholera Epidemic

For the first time since a deadly cholera epidemic broke out in Haiti in 2010, the United Nations has admitted that its peacekeeping troops played a significant role in the spread of the disease, which has killed nearly 10,000 people in the Caribbean nation and infected hundreds of thousands of others. A spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the United Nations needs to do "much more" to address the cholera epidemic in Haiti, and promised a "significant new set of...

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