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WHO sending 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

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GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where more than 200 cases of the killer disease have been reported since Hurricane Matthew.
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