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An outbreak of cholera is spreading across central Haiti and raising fears that the dreaded disease could reach the vast tarp tent camps that shelter hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors in the capital, Port-au- Prince.

By early this morning, nearly 200 people were confirmed dead with Cholera, and thousands more are sick. It’s the impoverished Caribbean nation’s worst health crisis since the massive January 12 earthquake.

“God we pray again for Haiti. We pray for healing for those battling Cholera. We pray for protection against the disease for those exposed to the infection. We pray for a divine intervention to stem this epidemic. God, stop the spread of this horrible affliction. We pray too for wisdom and courage for medical and governmental officials who must make wise decisions regarding this crisis. Bring relief and comfort and eventual healing to all of Haiti. Return this island to the beautiful destiny you have her and her people. In Jesus…”

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