Cholera spreads to Haiti's capital

Scores of cases registered as thousands of people in Port-au-Prince's camps face growing risk of catching disease.

    The deadly Cholera outbreak in Haiti has spread to the country's capital Port-au-Prince, with scores of cases confirmed and numerous suspected deaths reported.

    The waterborne disease, which thrives in unsanitary conditions, has already killed more than 580 people who had been forced to live in overcrowded camps throughout the country following a devastating January earthquake.

    Sebastian Walker reports from Port-au-Prince, were he met some of the medics trying to fight the outbreak.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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