Haiti - Football : Haiti - El Salvador, risk of cancellation because of cholera ? - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7
New revised school calendar 2022-2023 (Official)





iciHaiti - DR : Seizure of 2,695 gallons of contraband gasoline bound for Haiti

iciHaiti - DR : Strong militarization near COVID (Ounaminthe / Dajabón border area)

iciHaiti - AVIS France : Message from the Ambassador to French people living in Haiti

iciHaiti - France : Closing of the RAID training course for specialized agents of the PNH

iciHaiti - Crisis : Dominicans called to leave Haiti as soon as possible


more news


Haiti - News : Zapping...

Haiti - Diaspora Covid-19 : Daily Bulletin #924

Haiti - NOTICE : Creation of businesses with strong social impact, call for projects

Haiti - FLASH : «Ti Makak» would consider attacking the diplomatic mission of the Apostolic Nunciature

Haiti - NOTICE Québec : Recruitment in Haiti of 50 graduates in nursing


more news


Haiti - Football : Haiti - El Salvador, risk of cancellation because of cholera ?
25/01/2011 12:02:09

Haiti - Football : Haiti - El Salvador, risk of cancellation because of cholera ?
The Friendly Match of the Senior A National Selection (Grenadiers), which must be played in San Salvador against the national team of El Salvador (La Selecta) the February 9, 2011 in the framework of the International FIFA day is threatening of cancellation !

The Ministry of Health of El Salvador, recommended yesterday to the Salvadoran Football Federation (FESFUT) to postpone the scheduled match (February 9) due to the outbreak of cholera affecting Haiti.

A spokesman for the Ministry, has confirmed that the Health Minister, Maria Isabel Rodriguez had made this request, in order to avoid the risk of spread of the disease in El Salvador. The reasons invoked are the impossibility to "control" the Haitian players and the contacts they will have on the territory, and the difficulties to detect the asymptomatic cases (1) of those infected by the bacteria "Vibrio cholerae".

The spokesman added that if the match can not be postponed, the Ministry recommends a "strict control" of players and haitian management staff. For its part the Salvadoran Football Federation has informed had not taken any decision regarding the suspension of the match and that the programming was maintained at the time.

A reaction from the Ministry of Health a bit excessive ... Since the beginning of the cholera epidemic, Haiti has already played outside the country without being threatened to be dismissed due to cholera! (Caribbean Cup 2010 in Group F, Martinique).

(1) Only 25% of people with cholera have symptoms. The other infected people are asymptomatic carriers of the virus (without reporting symptoms) and can infect others without knowing it. Thus in Haiti, on the 200,000 cases detected and treated close to 600,000 others are asymptomatic carriers, potential vectors of disease across the country.

See also:
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-2156-haiti-football-haiti-el-salvador-on-february-9.html

S/ HaitiLibre

Twitter Facebook Rss
Send news to... Daily news...




Why HaitiLibre ? | Contact us | Français
Copyright © 2010 - 2022
Haitilibre.com