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The origin of the Haitian cholera epidemic was the subject of a U.N. special report which concluded that the source of the epidemic was most likely a camp for U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal, whose human waste was dumped by independent contractors into an unsecured pit that was susceptible to flooding in heavy rainfall.
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