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October 28th, 2010
11:35 AM ET

Blindsided in the Third World

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By Sanjay Gupta
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent

I visited one of the largest warehouses in Port-au-Prince yesterday. It is a large structure behind a big blue gate and a handful of security guards. I went to get a better understanding of how lifesaving supplies are distributed in the middle of a cholera outbreak. Outside, workers from aid organizations were also waiting to take supplies to patients in St. Marks, the epicenter of the outbreak.

It quickly became clear that it was going to be a long day. One of the workers told me she had been waiting for several hours to pick up the supplies despite the fact that she had all the necessary paperwork and authorizations. No one was available to help her. After sitting there frustrated nearly the whole day, she eventually left empty-handed, telling me this wasn’t at all unusual. “Typical Third World red tape,” she added.

I eventually made my way into the warehouse, where I expected to see the shelves bare from the recent demand for supplies to treat thousands of patients with cholera. Instead, the warehouse was almost full, with boxes of lifesaving IV fluids sitting there since July, as evidenced by their packaging slips. I asked to speak to someone in charge of the warehouse, and was told I would need to wait a few more hours. I waited.

Three hours later, I met the health management adviser. “We are doing the best we can,” he started. “Look, we saved thousands of lives with supplies,” he added. That was true, yet it still was baffling to me that so many simple lifesaving supplies were in a warehouse in Haiti, had been there for months, and were still sitting there, while hundreds of people died. “ We were blindsided,” he admitted. “No one expected a cholera outbreak.”

There hadn’t been a case of cholera in Haiti for many decades and it is still not clear why one is happening now. “But, still, the supplies are sitting there in tens of thousands of boxes. Why didn’t you distribute them?” I asked. “We have to plan ahead,” he said. “We can’t simply send all of our supplies to one area. What if Port-au-Prince was hit tomorrow?”

And, therein lies one of the big challenges with aid distribution. Trying to meet the immediate need in a disaster while also anticipating future demands. I have seen it happen over and over again in Haiti since the earthquake. It is a bitter irony. People die for lack of lifesaving supplies, even though the supplies were right there in front of them.

Of course, in this case, the supplies in question were not expensive medicines or difficult to transport technology. In this case, it was simple and cheap. It was rehydration packets and IV fluids. In the year 2010, there are still people on their hands and knees begging for clean water.


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  1. Mike C.

    Lets be honest, another cat-5 hurricane or similar storm will once again destroy most of the shelters on the island..declare Haiti uninhabitable

    October 28, 2010 at 13:01 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. andrew riddle

    This is racism and at its worse. The power is in the hands of a few, and it is these few and it is they who seek salvation through greed and power. The fact that the average person in Haiti has been living in squalor conditions with little to sustain themselves. It is no surprise, and America is hopeless to do anything about it. Life before the earthquake was already traggic for too many Haitians, today many will find comfort in a place far from the realities of living in the most desparate nation on the face of our planet. What makes things worse is that we as Americans living in the most powerful nation and still wealthy, can sit and watch people die by the hundreds as food, water, and medical supplies that we as a generous Nation has given since the aftermath of the quake, will not ever control who gets it and when. America has the capability of helping the Haitian people rebuild their island Nation, but unless we can hold onto the keys to warehouses and supply distribution center, all the Haitian people have is a wing and a prayer.

    God Bless the lonely and suffering in Haiti

    October 28, 2010 at 13:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. transplanted

    As a health care professional, I have to prioritize daily as to what and when I will do for my patients. It's part of my job. To withhold simple hydration that could help save someone's life for the possible need of that hydration for something that MIGHT happen some where else is truly idiotic, if not criminal !!!! If the cholera doesn't get stopped where it is, it WILL spread to the rest of the people as far as Port Of Prince. Or is it that the ruling upper class want s to have this supplies for them selves ?? Not very bright, since Cholera doesn't discriminate. It doesn't care what country it is in, Haiti or The Dominican Republic, for that matter. I hope and pray that some one opens the eyes of these people and they start helping.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. chan7

    The people who are dying are not important enough and the only the people which will get the aid is the wealthy and powerful since there is so much corruption in this country. The only thing we can do is watch the people die and if you do not like this concept you better get over it. More will die without compassion from their leaders and all that money and aid we gave Haiti belongs to rich and powerful so they can live the good life. The best thing we can do is not give anymore aid to the world since the rich and powerful are ripping everybody off through out the world and even in this country.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. May

    I say again. Send them fresh garlic, have them crush it, wait several minutes then eat it. It kills bacteria upon contact. I might add that I would also take some oil of oregano, to help the body deal with the dead bacteria. Simple. Inexpensive. But no, if the big pharmacuticals can't get their hands in the pot, they won't do it. Neat thing about garlic, it can be crushed let set for 15 min to an hour then added to bath water, people bathing in it will also kill topical bacteria.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Versaint

    To Dr. Sanjay!

    In tne name of the Haitian observers, watching all professional sacrifices that you've done, and sill doing to help our brothers and sisters. Trust our faith in your good job, this Big news: Revealing the confiscate medicine warehouse, which makes the world to see through the machiavellian Government Staff. P.s. keep watching over them. And God will bless you and CNN!

    Sincerelly
    artnook.weebly.com

    October 28, 2010 at 13:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Helena

    This is heart breaking and very disgusting to me. Why would a government hold back from their own people? There is a need so distribute what is needed. Many of these so-called leaders give the real leaders a bad name and this is not pleasing to God. There is so much selfishness and greed that it makes my stomach turn. God is watching and he is not pleased by the actions of these people involved. Please continue to pray because we need God's counsel in this country and throughtout the world because we see that MAN is ignorant without his leading.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. MMac

    For pity's sweet sake! Here's the recipe: Mix 1 quart potable water with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon table salt, 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt substitute ("Lite Salt")

    October 28, 2010 at 13:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. chuck ryer

    What on earth is going on here! No cost is too great to save a life. Maybe the aid workers should all storm this stockpile take control and then hand out the supplies themselves. As always the people on the front line know best. the people sitting behind desks or in other countries "approving" paperwork.. STUPID! more supplies can be flown in. They talk about saving for later. well dont! save who you can now! what if this all ends then your stuck with a stock pile of all these things and no one to save. Well now wont you just look silly. Someone with HIGHER authority needs to kick them where it counts and get these medications out.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:09 | Report abuse | Reply
    • hotepk

      The problem is those 'higher folks' have an agenda of eliminating all the world's poor black people...even some white Americans are finally getting a clue that those 'higher folks' constantly demonstrate that they could really give a hoot about them either.

      October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse |
  10. Sandy

    I just returned from Haiti. I was appalled to see things were pre-earthquake. Other than a few changes in the airport nothing was different. Very sad. Red tape crap.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:09 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Dennis

    I wonder if Sanjay Gupta expected this article to help. This article seems like a good knifing to me.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:11 | Report abuse | Reply
  12. JS

    Give me a break. You think anybody really cares about anybody else? People only care when it benefits them. That's true – even for SCAMerica. Why do electric companies turn off your power and not turn it on until you pay double (the reconnection fees), etc... despite having 2 children and nowhere else to go. Gupta's only there to benefit his own career and to get CNN more advertising dollars. SCAMerica's politicians only care about scamming their way into office. SCAMerica's companies only care about making money. It's such a pathetic, exploitive world – filled with self serving as s holes and little of anything else. You really think the money you donated to help the earthquake victims went there? HA! You were scammed again. It's survival of the fittest made up of two types of people – the CORRUPT and the MORONS who follow them. Period. The End.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:13 | Report abuse | Reply
    • SPT

      So which category, since you're choosing to be so absolute with your ideas, do you fall under? Corrupt or Moron?

      October 28, 2010 at 13:24 | Report abuse |
    • Heather Dunfield

      I'm thrilled you have it so figured out. Geez, you know people's motivations, what they think, and who they are. I guess that solves another one of life's mysteries. However, I must say I am very glad to not be living your personal reality.

      October 28, 2010 at 13:47 | Report abuse |
  13. Ray Towes

    "There hadn’t been a case of cholera in Haiti for many decades and it is still not clear why one is happening now".
    How about the thousands of corpses that lay in the heat for weeks after the eartquake?

    October 28, 2010 at 13:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  14. Suzi stars n peace

    i love reading all the comments. Its as if haiti is living in fear and that was justifiably so. But it doesnt have to be that way. Thanks to all that shined a light on this issue and who push to see the right thing being done. We can get there if we try!

    October 28, 2010 at 13:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Dana

    this iritates me to no end, I donated to Haiti and other disasters and this is what is happening, Unfortunately, I will
    think twice before I donate to anything again, I bet the higher ups of these organizations are not waiting months for
    thier over priced salaries.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  16. island Fabrics US

    I am hoping by when I write my post that the POOR sick cholera patients in need will be getting these life saving medicine to save their lives before more people dies!

    October 28, 2010 at 13:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  17. Sara

    The red tape you speak about, is in every country around the world. A system can be found that will work and be orderly. The entire system is wrong. Who, would be willing to take it on.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:20 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Heather Dunfield

      I agree with you. Try sending your note to the CEO of your favorite charities. They have pull and clout where we do not. Getting them in the pocketbook is the leverage we have.

      October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse |
  18. porchiaknows

    This is just sad. 🙁

    October 28, 2010 at 13:22 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. John

    Nobody should have been blindsided by a cholera outbreak in Haiti. With government services as disrupted as they were following the earthquake, evacuation should have commenced 48 hours after the quake. It should have been completed within 5 days. The only people left at that point should have been trained, qualified personnel doing rescue work, corpse recovery and security. The purpose of this large scale evacuation would have been the prevention of disease.

    Following the evacuation, block by block, the bodies should have been sent for mass burial, the building debris should have been cleared and reground for new concrete (that would be reinforced by re-bar instead of timber) and each block should have been cleared in an orderly fashion. Reconstruction should have taken place with building methods appropriate for a hurricane zone with seismic activity.

    The failure of Haiti's government to begin these operations and allow foreign personnel to direct the efforts have doomed their people to a life that will be more desperate than pre-quake Haiti.

    There are places, inland from Port au Prince, near Balan that would have made ideal refugee camps and, if properly set up, would have prevented disease outbreaks, could have been run in an orderly fashion and have closed by now because enough reconstruction would have taken place that many Haitians could have returned to homes in the city.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:27 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Carole Clarke

      An excellent post John and complete with practical solutions. But how do you combat centuries of ingrained corrupt practices that fatten the elite and impoverish the poor? You'd need an invading army of do-gooders armed to the teeth that stay until the reconstruction is completed then two to three generations of intensive education up past college level to re-educate the populace with plenty of trade schools. But that drive has to come from within and I don't see that in Haiti. What a shame – nice people living a hellish life.

      October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse |
    • Heather Dunfield

      And Cholera was stated as a concern from day one after the earthquake. So why is it that people are now acting surprised in the media?

      October 28, 2010 at 13:50 | Report abuse |
    • John

      I was one of the do-gooders armed to the teeth in '94-'95. The people in Port au Prince are very capable of doing the work to rebuild. All they need is organization and direction. It would be better if the organization and direction came from a Haitian, but if necessary, there should be an American whispering in the Haitian's ear.

      The people coming out from under a dictatorship (Duvalier) are not good at being self starters. The heads of state since Baby Doc have not been effective leaders, so the lack of internal motivation has not improved. They can work and work hard with direction. They are a tough, resilient people and are capable of great things. Their government is too afraid of missing out on their piece of the action, though. In a small economy, they want a big piece of the pie.

      October 28, 2010 at 14:33 | Report abuse |
  20. SPT

    Although my immediate actions will serve no benefit to the thousands suffering, waiting for some relief... but thank you Gupta, and CNN, for reporting on a topic which really matters. This journalism, to me, is much more important and valuable than... "Mariah Carey's pregnant"

    October 28, 2010 at 13:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. whatnext

    Gupta is wrong. Hasn't he read the comments from other articles? No aid reached Haiti; it's all being held up by Senator Coburn. (wrong)

    October 28, 2010 at 13:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. Missy

    We had problems in our own country getting supplies to Katrina victims, for goodness sake. And how much of the $ we all gave to the Red Cross after 9/11 made it to the victims and families? And that's here. After Live Aid, the food rotted because of the red tape preventing the food from being delivered. It was revealed here that in Haiti, workers had to BRIBE Haitians to deliver the goods and supplies to their OWN people. Until that's fixed, then mostly administrators are the ones who see the money, not the people.We've seen this movie over and over to the point that I won't contribute a dime to any of these organizations. It's a disgrace.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. valmesa

    I agree that we should stop trying to fix the rest of the planet and focus more on issues at home. Screw Haiti!! We have hungry homeless uneducated people here that are desperate for help too. Think globally act locally, you will get much more satisfaction seeing people in your own neighborhood doing well rather than being frustrated by corrupted govt somewhere on planet earth. ALL of you should volunteer in your own town and the young people you help raise up with values will do the same for the next generation. THAT will snowball, and give you the desired results into the future. Volunteerism is the only way to fix the planet one person at a time. Would you not rather put pencils and paper into classrooms here in the U.S. A. where you will SEE the immediate impact? I do.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:29 | Report abuse | Reply
  24. Cacl

    Let's start another fund raiser for Haiti --so that the government can earn another million off the interest from the first fundraiser donations that they are holding on to. I so so grateful that I have the ability to support financially a bunch of crooked politicians. Barff on them.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:30 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Amanda

    This is so sad. It is freaking IV fluids... go ahead and give it to those in need now. This is something that is so simple to cure. All these people need are fluids. The main cause of death will be dehydration. They may need an antibiotic, but at least give these poor people IV fluids. There is no need to have the supplies in a warehouse. These people are greedy is what they are. How can you say what life is more valuable than another. I hope the person who made the decision to keep the supplies locked down goes to sleep tonight and doesn't wake up.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:31 | Report abuse | Reply
  26. Justbecuz

    This story makes me sick! Are the people who get sick tomorrow more important than those who are sick today? There is absolutely no logic involved in the decision to let people die when supplies to save them are available. Whoever is responsible for that decision should be thrown in a deep well of contaminated water.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. Carole Clarke

    For "JS" who posted ahead of me – the world is not quite as bad as you make out but you're on the right track. In the third world you get what you need by paying off whoever has the goods. Those aid workers have two choices – pay off the manager to slip them the supplies or break into the warehouse, overpower the guards and TAKE what you need. You might not even need to overpower the guards, just slip them a little something to be busy elsewhere for a couple of hours. I don't recommend getting the UN or NATO to be in charge since that's just a larger formation of corruption. Even the International Red Cross has problems with corruption. Why not have the American Red Cross paired with the Hatian Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders? And then there is always the Israeli contingent still working there – they have no iron in this fire and could at least make sure supplies get where they are needed.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:35 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Jack

    We really need to pray for those people... and give thanks that we live in America. We also need to look at them really hard because that will be us once our credit defaults.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:37 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. Heather Dunfield

    When will our compassion and heart be stronger than our thinking?

    October 28, 2010 at 13:40 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. lpattenrn

    I am so saddened to see your posting and the amount of supplies that are not reaching the patients who need it. What can be done to cut through the red tape? It seems from your interview that they are waiting for a larger scale outbreak before they release their supplies. Who actually is the "keeper" of the products?

    October 28, 2010 at 13:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. Burbank

    They can't figure out where the cholera came from? There is also an outbreak in Nigeria, maybe someone brought it to Haiti on a visit. It's really sad about the cholera, but I hope these people are finally doing something to help themselves instead of just sitting on their hands waiting for more hand outs. There were tons of news stories about their plight after the quake, but I havent' heard a single follow up story about any bootstrap efforts to help themselves. I have the sneaking feeling that's because they aren't taking responsibility or doing anything at all to help themselves which has been the problem with Haiti all along even before the quake.

    Also I hope they are taking responsibility for the birth rate and not continuing to overpopulate while waiting for handouts like business per usual. I wonder how many new children have been conceived since the quake? Did they get the lesson? Or is the cholera outbreak a repeat of the lesson about overpopulating?

    October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. Chuck

    I'm sure all of this is part of God's plan. Just ask Pat Robertson in his ivory tower. This is where I have a problem with this country and most of the developed world. This is where the military of wealthier countries should be deployed to assure that dictators and ineffective leaders are forced to take care of their starving and dying people who cannot fend for themselves due to poverty, war, or natural disaster. Instead we send in groups of aid organizations and missionaries who have absolutely no power to impose any form of mandatory or systematic relief. If Haiti was a country that had natural resources that we desired, and / or needed to function such as oil, our military and the militaries of other countries would be in their immediately if not yesterday. Somewhere in the worlds development and the human civilizations there was a division. This division enabled some parts of human society to evolve and prosper, and restricted others to a life of poverty, dispair, slavery and hopelessness. I find it harder and harder the longer I live to think that "GOD" had this kind of plan in mind when he put us all here on this planet. There is and never will be any religious representative that could ever convince me that this was what was intended. Somewhere along the way, and even more today we have lost our sense of worth as a society in humankind. Religions have divided people for centuries, from wars and incursions, to outright genocides. As a united people who seem to hold ourselves up as examples to the world of a good and kind nation, even here in the USA we find ourselves battleing each other, and splitting ourselves into so many factions and societal divisions that we are weakened from within, let alone the mental and physical pain that many suffer due to others actions. If there is a GOD out there I can't imagine how disappointed he must truly be in his achievements here on earth, and if all those who worship him / her are truly acting like he would wish, then something has truly gone foul. Just my little philosophical rant. Sorry.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  33. v

    KAY you are very uneducated person far away from good human-being. Your comments are disturbing and I would say you are very similar to that guy in warehouse: Extremely selfish and ignorant.
    Now bout story. I think not donating would not help to the problem.the good way to do it is to find a right organization who has their representatives on the place. I'm sure there are a lot of volunteers,people with great heart, who are doing their job.
    To thlse who talk about oversthrowing the regime: how idiotic does that sound!? Ye they need change in politics but who yiu rhink would do it now?those seek who barely breeth and need simply water and food to survive?
    Yes there are many problems and a lot to change but they would need help of the international community!they won't succeed alone!
    First step is aid to make sure those people survive.later education as till you don't educate them they won't ave th broad understanding of the whole situation and ways out.
    And then we can say let them overthrow the regime
    Otherwise all of us will be reponsible for the death of those people as we turn away and leave them...just like many do everyday in NY fr example...if the person is dying,bleeding,fell some just pass by and prefer not to get involved. Sick to my bones fron ignorances abd inhumanity
    V

    October 28, 2010 at 13:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. bailoutsos

    The Dominican Republic should expand its border West to include Haiti. Issue resolved. No more Haiti, no more Haiti aid needed.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:45 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. Hernot Versaint

    To Dr. Gupta!

    In tne name of the Haitian observers, watching the professional patience that you've used, and sill practice to help our brothers and sisters. We praise your great job for this Big news: Revealing the confiscate medicine warehouse, which makes the world see through the machiavellian Government Staff. P.s. keep watching over them. And God will bless you and CNN!

    Respectfully
    artnook.weebly.com

    October 28, 2010 at 13:47 | Report abuse | Reply
  36. Red-in-Phoenix

    We should all channel our anger and frustration into prayer for the sick, that they get the help they need before it is too late. The power of group prayer is undeniable. I am praying right now. WILL YOU?

    October 28, 2010 at 13:49 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. Smellie

    "In the year 2010, there are still people on their hands and knees begging for clean water."

    you could substitute 3010 for 2010 in the above sentence. It will always be the case. There will always be haves and have-nots, especially in the case of life's basic necessities. A "person" may be charitable and just, but "people" are greedy and self-serving. Nations of people, with governments at the top, are the wost of all – cruel and murderous.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:50 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. Cacl

    Inncidentally it is my understanding the U.S./U.N./EAU has only received under 20% of the money that was oromised from those beyond our borders. Why should U.S. give out some more money that we don't have to people who are always on the dole>>>>

    October 28, 2010 at 13:52 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. gerald

    To those who donated please dont let this incident discourage you from giving. This criminal act of incompetence should not blind you to the fact that your giving SAVED hundreds of thousands of lives and continues to do so everyday. It is only when WE THE PEOPLE give in to despair that the world is doomed.

    October 28, 2010 at 13:53 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Logan

      Donating money to third world countries in completely counter productive, donations should be made to individual aid organizations in order for that money to go to the right place.

      October 28, 2010 at 14:02 | Report abuse |
  40. Logan

    Shouldn't Dr Gupta be doing his job? You know, giving aid to the hundreds of thousands that need it instead of doing investigative reporting to try to uncover corruption we all already know exists?

    October 28, 2010 at 14:00 | Report abuse | Reply
    • tet1953

      His job, Logan? What exactly is that? I think it is probably whatever CNN wishes him to do, and investigative reporting is part of it, has been for some time.

      October 28, 2010 at 14:19 | Report abuse |
    • Robert

      I think Gupta is doing exactly what he should be doing. He holds them accountable, and they will improve their distribution. Thank you. I salute you Dr.

      October 28, 2010 at 14:33 | Report abuse |
  41. Rohan

    Sanjay, You make me proud!

    October 28, 2010 at 14:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  42. tet1953

    Totally unacceptable. I like millions of others gave money when the earthquake struck. Not a lot mind you, but chances are my dollars paid for some of those supplies. To have them sitting idle is absurd. The manager should be fired for starters.
    I also think Sanjay and Sean Penn should get someone with a chopper to take them there, land in the parking lot and load up.

    October 28, 2010 at 14:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. K from AZ

    You just saw a preview of ObamaCare. Good Luck AMERIKA.

    October 28, 2010 at 14:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  44. peter

    THIS IS EXACTLY WHY I DO NOT SEND MONEY TO CAUSES THAT ARE BEING DOLED OUT BY ANY FOREIGN GOVERNMENT

    October 28, 2010 at 14:21 | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Andrew

    The cause of the outbreak is not clear? They are pooping in the water.

    October 28, 2010 at 14:21 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Melissa L.

      What might have caused the outbreak is below. It's ridiculous and if the UN is in fact the cause of this they need to take responsibility of there actions!!!!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKu7V7pDLyQ&feature=share

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btfvRUNNwbg&feature=share

      October 28, 2010 at 15:16 | Report abuse |
  46. Blondie

    when did this happen?

    October 28, 2010 at 14:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Holly

    This isn't even sophisticated or expensive treatment! It's saline and glucose solution!! Salt and sugar in water!!! They can order more, supplies aren't limited. How sad that people are dying for such a simple treatment.

    October 28, 2010 at 14:31 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Michelle C.

      RIght, and Garlic is a Natural and Stong Antibiotic Which can be used too

      October 28, 2010 at 14:43 | Report abuse |
  48. Blondie

    But when did it happen?

    October 28, 2010 at 14:32 | Report abuse | Reply
  49. Blondie

    But when did it hit hati?

    October 28, 2010 at 14:33 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. danny

    They need to know people expect nothing good from them so they will stop trying to sell anything they can

    October 28, 2010 at 14:39 | Report abuse | Reply
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