West and Central Africa face biggest ever cholera epidemic

Children spread cholera prevention messages by performing a skit in Cameroon, as part of Plan International's cholera fight

So far this year, more than 85,000 cases of cholera have been reported in West and Central Africa – of those 2,466 people have died.

The United Nations Children's Agency (UNICEF) says that it's dealing with one of the worst ever cholera outbreaks in the region.

Nicki Chadwick reports.

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