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Hispaniola needs $2.2b to wipe out cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti and the Dominican Republic will require $2.2 billion during the next decade for an ambitious plan to eliminate cholera, an official from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

The plan is scheduled to be rolled out in a week or two and it outlines a government-led effort backed by the CDC, the Pan American Health Organization, and UNICEF.

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