Poor sanitation fuels cholera outbreak in Haiti

More than 5,000 people have died of cholera in Haiti and half a million have fallen ill.

A cholera treatment centre with 25 beds is bulging at the seams with patients being forced to share beds.

Poor sanitation is fuelling the disease outbreak and the government is now building its first ever sewage treatment centre.

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