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  • A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    On a dusty hilltop above the village of Mirebalais, Haiti, Dr. Thelisma Heber treats Haitians sickened by cholera. The patients are triaged within a series of concrete-floored tents. 
    ( Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting are physically devastating and quickly become life-threatening. The Mirebalais cholera treatment center's concrete floors are hosed and bleached multiple times a day to help control the spread of bacteria.
    ( Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Wooden frames covered in canvas double as patient cots and toilets. Buckets kept beneath the relief holes complete the set.
    ( Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Inside the outpatient tent, 5-month-old Abigail Defolk is treated for what Dr. Heber describes as a "mild case" of cholera.
    ( Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    The baby’s mother and grandfather traveled many hours to the treatment center, first by boat and then by car, when Abigail began showing symptoms of cholera.
    ( Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • Posted on April 09, 2013
    A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    On a dusty hilltop above the village of Mirebalais, Haiti, Dr. Thelisma Heber treats Haitians sickened by cholera. The patients are triaged within a series of concrete-floored tents. 
    (Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • Posted on April 09, 2013
    A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting are physically devastating and quickly become life-threatening. The Mirebalais cholera treatment center's concrete floors are hosed and bleached multiple times a day to help control the spread of bacteria.
    (Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • Posted on April 09, 2013
    A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Wooden frames covered in canvas double as patient cots and toilets. Buckets kept beneath the relief holes complete the set.
    (Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • Posted on April 09, 2013
    A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    Inside the outpatient tent, 5-month-old Abigail Defolk is treated for what Dr. Heber describes as a "mild case" of cholera.
    (Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )
  • Posted on April 09, 2013
    A Look inside Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
    The baby’s mother and grandfather traveled many hours to the treatment center, first by boat and then by car, when Abigail began showing symptoms of cholera.
    (Photo: Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health )