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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011
THEME ISSUE
CHOLERA IN HAITI

Dispatch

Cholera in United States Associated with Epidemic in Hispaniola

Anna E. NewtonComments to Author , Katherine E. Heiman, Ann Schmitz, Tom Török, Andria Apostolou, Heather Hanson, Prabhu Gounder, Susan Bohm, Katie Kurkjian, Michele Parsons, Deborah Talkington, Steven Stroika, Lawrence C. Madoff, Franny Elson, David Sweat, Venessa Cantu, Okey Akwari, Barbara E. Mahon, and Eric D. Mintz
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.E. Newton, K.E. Heiman, A. Schmitz, T. Török, A. Apostolou, P. Gounder, K. Kurkjian, M. Parsons, D. Talkington, S. Stroika, B.E. Mahon, E.D. Mintz); Atlanta Research and Education Foundation Inc., Decatur, Georgia, USA (A.E. Newton, K.E. Heiman); Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA (A. Schmitz, T. Török); New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, New Jersey, USA (A. Apostolou); New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA (H. Hanson, P. Gounder); Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan, USA (S. Bohm); Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, USA (K. Kurkjian); Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA (L.C. Madoff, F. Elson); North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (D. Sweat); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA (V. Cantu); Houston Department of Health and Human Services, Houston, Texas, USA (O. Akwari)

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Table 1

Reason for travel by destination for 22 cholera patients, United States, October 21, 2010–February 4, 2011*

Reason for travel Haiti Dominican Republic
To visit relatives or friends 7 9
Business 2 0
Aid travel 4 0
Immigration to United States 1 0

*Persons may have traveled for >1 reason.

*Persons may have traveled for >1 reason.

*Persons may have traveled for >1 reason.

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