You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

World

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.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week