Che and Fidel at the Havana Airport (12.1959)
".... The Brigade now has a total of 1,295 members: 515 doctors, 447 nurses, 244 technicians and 89 support personnel.
Through December 23, the Cuban and Latin American volunteer health corps has saved the lives of more than 44,000 Haitians suffering from cholera, while achieving a reduction to 0.61% of the death rate of patients treated.
For its part the Ministry of Public Health of the Dominican Republic confirmed this Thursday nine additional cases of cholera, raising the total of cholera patients in that country to 82. The United States has also reported cases of the infection.
Translated by Granma International"