Rita Colwell

Science
2 No new evidence, but UN again blamed for Haiti cholera

UN Peacekeeper, HaitiUN Haiti is in crisis, in the middle of a muddled election for the next president of this devastated nation, and the media are doing their own muddling regarding the source of its ongoing cholera outbreak. The epidemic has so far killed more than 2,100, sickened maybe 100,000…

Environment
0 Haiti’s cholera outbreak caused by weather?

Hey, United Nations! You might want to give these scientists a call. I noticed this report earlier, by María Elena Hurtado for SciDev.net, in which she quotes two highly respected scientists, Dr. David Sack of Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Rita Colwell at the University of Maryland, saying Haiti’s cholera…