Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to 3,333
December 31st, 2010
06:54 AM ET

Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to 3,333

The death toll in Haiti's cholera outbreak has risen to 3,333, and another 149,000 people have fallen sick, according to the latest figures from the country's Department of Health.

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  1. phil

    @Marc...I had to read your post twice. At first I thought you were referring to our own "200+ year history of corrupt government leadership, environmental degradation, violence, along with the free hand-out practice by the..." Silly me! How could I confuse our government and our industrial pollution and our violence and our social programs with your reference to Haiti's? Could it be because the shoe fits?

    December 31, 2010 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  2. Jeff Frank

    What is Cholera?
    http://www.cdc.gov/cholera/general/
    We have so much to be thankful for!

    December 31, 2010 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
  3. phil

    @2100...you call that an apology? And you hit on a problem you probably run into from time to time when you posted " I thought" Thinking may not be one of your strongest attributes.

    December 31, 2010 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
  4. phil

    Thanks Karol...lmao. I'm just an old man living way up in the Rockies. Haven't ever had the time to consider having a boyfriend. What, with all the women-folk still chasing me around. I'm sure getting tickled at this though. I really enjoy coming here and reading/posting with fellow humans from everywhere...even 2

    December 31, 2010 at 4:02 pm | Report abuse |
  5. phil

    Oops! (hit the wrong button again)...even folks like 2100 would be missed by me if they were gone. And I wasn't kidding about the ladies...heh-heh-heh....

    December 31, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  6. phil

    I'm sorry, I'm just mad because I don't often come upon someone with a level of ignorance equal to my own. I think your a fantastic person, would you be my life partner? I'll be the bottom.

    December 31, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Report abuse |
  7. 2100

    really? that's exactly what I was going to say! but I want to be the bottom.

    December 31, 2010 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  8. phil

    hell no, I'm the gayest one out of us two, I'm the bottom!

    December 31, 2010 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
  9. 2100

    I'm the gayest one!!

    December 31, 2010 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  10. phil

    I'M THE GAYEST!!! I'm more gay then elton john in a truck stop men's room.

    December 31, 2010 at 5:51 pm | Report abuse |
  11. 2100

    that's pretty gay.

    December 31, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  12. phil

    I know, right. now get back there and roto my rooter.

    December 31, 2010 at 5:53 pm | Report abuse |
  13. tomcat

    Who is running the death ticker? Had to wait till 3333 to report this CNN? How pathetic. Hope we dont have to wait till 4444 die to get next update. Hey phil I know you were a driller....butt....lol

    December 31, 2010 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  14. i rock

    I like to put my finger in my butt after i poop

    December 31, 2010 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  15. thetruth

    put it in my butt.

    December 31, 2010 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
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