Published: 17:24, October 11, 2022 | Updated: 17:24, October 11, 2022
UN: 16 confirmed cholera deaths in Haiti
By Reuters

A youth suffering cholera symptoms receives treatment at a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct 7, 2022. (ODELYN JOSEPH / AP)

GENEVA - There have been 16 confirmed deaths from cholera in Haiti and 32 confirmed cases, a United Nations spokesperson said on Tuesday, citing the latest figures from UN humanitarian workers there.

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"We are very, very concerned," Margaret Harris of the World Health Organization, who spoke at a news conference with the UN spokesperson, added with reference to cholera outbreaks in Haiti and beyond.