Haiti struggles to contain cholera

Hospital in Saint Marc overcrowded as 1,400 people seek treatment for cholera.

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    A cholera outbreak in Haiti has killed scores of people in just two days.

    The main hospital in the town of Saint Marc has been overwhelmed, with about 1,400 people trying to get treatment for severe diarrhoea, vomiting and dehydration.

    Al Jazeera's Sebastian Walker reports from the hospital, about 70km north of the capital Port-au-Prince.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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