Cholera in West Africa

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A nurse uses the light of a cell phone while inserting an IV needle in 4-year-old Saidouba Sylla's arm at Donka Cholera Treatment Center in Conakry, Guinea, Aug. 16, 2012. Saidouba's father Fode Sylla said it took the family two and a half hours to travel through Conakry's congested streets to the treatment center, a delay which caused Saidouba to become extremely dehydrated from the effects of cholera. Médecins Sans Frontières is responding to a cholera outbreak in Guinea, which is affecting coastal areas and inland. Two emergency MSF cholera treatment centers in Conakry are receiving around 60 new cases per day, and a third treatment center opened over the weekend.