Diarrhea, disease emerge as new threats in Haiti emergency

02/10/2010 | CBS News

As the death toll from the earthquake in Haiti reached 230,000, a second stage in the country's medical emergency began -- with diarrheal illnesses and acute respiratory infections claiming dozens of lives. Humanitarian-aid providers are struggling to vaccinate some 530,000 children against diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus. Officials are as yet unclear as to how many deaths have occurred in the medical aftermath of the earthquake.

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