Cholera from Haiti, to Dominican Republic, to Massachusetts?

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Mass. Has Cholera, Flu

Image by Paul Keleher from photos tagged “Bostonist” on Flickr.

Two serious illnesses are making waves in Massachusetts. One is common and one isn’t.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed six cases of cholera in the Bay State that are linked to a wedding in the Dominican Republic last week. Over 110 cases were reported in Venezuela from the January 22 wedding at Casa de Campo in. The sickness is traced to contaminated lobster.

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