Determining the Origin of the 2010 Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

The review article "The 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti: how science solved a controversy" is now published as part of the PLOS Pathogens Pearls collection. Yan and Fabini are joined by world-renowned scientist Dr. Paul Keim (Northern Arizona University) as co-author. The use of whole-genome sequencing to determine the origin of cholera in Haiti is discussed in the paper.

The article was written specifically for PLOS Pathogens Pearls by invitation from Pearls Editor Dr. Joseph Heitman (Duke University School of Medicine).

Update 1 (April 6, 2014)
The article is featured on the Scientific American Blog Network: "The pathogen detectives: sourcing the post-earthquake cholera outbreak in Haiti" by S.E. Gould.

Update 2 (April 24, 2014)
The article is featured on Nature's Research Highlights – Social Selection, based on popular articles on social media.

How the Haiti cholera outbreak started (from Orata et al., 2014)