October 25th, 2010
12:23 PM ET

Missionaries work to help contain cholera outbreak in Haiti

Missionaries from Tennessee are doing their part to help contain an outbreak of cholera that already has killed more than 250 people in Haiti.

"People are aware now; fears are there, but they don't know enough to understand the dangers," Andrea Brewer said Monday.

Brewer and her husband Mike, missionaries with Reach Haiti, an organization from Tennessee, are holding clinics in Croix des Bouquet, a northern suburb of Port-au-Prince, to try to teach people how to avoid the disease.

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  1. haha what

    Missionaries? Why don't they just pray? OH WAIT that's right it's not real. Good for them at least for doing something and making a real difference.

    Even if they're still shallow enough to think prayer is a real form of helping.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. ang

    It's good to know someone is trying to help.

    October 25, 2010 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |
  3. ally

    real christians do everything they can to help people! and prayers and God are real! apparently you have only been exposed to the money loving megachurch fakey christians who condemn everyoneone and show neither love nor mercy. but not to worry God has a place prepared for them too. im thankful for real christians and all they do for this sad and hurting world

    October 25, 2010 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Nat

    As someone who does medical missions with my church that prayer is the most important part of my work..Only God can give eternal healing...and to u who judge megachurches..make sure u remove the plank from ur own eye...Jesus said if u dont have love for your brethern u have not recieved the spirit...

    October 25, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  5. j rob

    They don't need help. They need advice. Don't poop in your drinking water.. Problem solved..

    October 25, 2010 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
  6. jeff

    Hello I'm jeff and I like to suck di(k

    October 25, 2010 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. jerryfelldown

    Real christian are those descendants of the slave masters? Wonder where they will be when the blk jesus come to claim the meek.

    October 25, 2010 at 11:57 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Nat

    Jerry..doesnt matter the color of my Lord and Savior!! Will praise his Holy name regardless..

    October 26, 2010 at 7:35 am | Report abuse |
  9. brian d

    Haitians are some nasty azz ppl i hope mike and andrea dont bring that nasty disease back with them

    October 26, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |