It’s Complicated We've all been there: hammered at the 40 year high school reunion, trying to impress that classmate we had a crush on who’s still not paying attention and now has a family, when the topic of Haiti and the cholera outbreak after the 2010 earthquake comes up. Now’s our moment to shine, “It’s the damn Nepalese troops!” we declare through a burp. Well, don’t get too smug too fast. The complex truth about cholera means reality is often more complicated than we imagine. Sit back and let Rita Colwell (she’s a cholera expert) cleanse your bowels of misinformation.