Although the earthquake in Haiti happened almost five years ago, the country, which is one of the most impoverished in the Americas, continues to feel the after-effects, including the spread of cholera. We'll find out about a lawsuit which hopes to hold the U.N. accountable.
Despite billions of dollars in private donations and government money, a staggering number of Haitians remain in tent camps. And a recent cholera epidemic – which has claimed 5,000 lives – has only made life worse.
The official count of cholera deaths in Haiti has surpassed 1,000 and authorities predict the disease will spread to other Caribbean countries.There are two effective oral cholera vaccines that cost as little as $1 a dose.