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Girls are treated for a suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, on May 15. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Why A Man Is On An IV In His Car Outside A Hospital In Yemen

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, pictured during a 2014 visit to Haiti to inaugurate a sanitation campaign. On Thursday, he issued an apology that Haitians have been demanding for six years. Hector Retamal /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A child receives the second dose of the vaccine against cholera in Saut d'Eau, Haiti, in a 2014 campaign. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Haiti Launches Largest-Ever Cholera Vaccination Campaign

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A young Haitian suffering from cholera symptoms receives medical attention Saturday at Saint Antoine Hospital of Jeremie in southwestern Haiti. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Linked To Haiti Cholera Outbreak, U.N. Considers Paying Millions In Compensation

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Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, stands with Mirlande Estenale in front of what used to be her home in the town of Les Cayes, Haiti. Liz Campa/Partners In Health hide caption

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Haitians protest in front of a U.N. office on Oct. 15, 2015, demanding reparations for families of people who suffered or died from cholera. The outbreak started in 2010, claiming some 9,000 lives. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Debate Continues Over U.N. Role In Bringing Cholera To Haiti

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Health workers collect the body of a cholera victim in Petionville, Haiti, in February 2011. The disease first appeared on the island in October 2010, likely introduced by U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal, possibly a single individual. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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