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Links from the Times for Oct. 23: Haiti Cholera video; Wikileaks documents



HAITI CHOLERA EPIDEMIC: A cholera epidemic was spreading in central Haiti on Friday as aid groups rushed doctors and supplies to fight the country's deadliest health crisis since January's earthquake. Video shows the desperate scene outside a hospital in St. Marc. At least  208 people have died and more than 1,000 others were ill.

WIKILEAKS DOCUMENTS: The New York Times was one of the newspapers that received a trove of nearly 400,000 secret field reports from Iraq, obtained by the group WikiLeaks, that sheds new light on such issues as civilian deaths, detainee abuse and the involvement of Iran.You can also view the documents.

The British newspaper, the Guardian, also received the Wikileaks documents. At its special report, the newspaper includes an interactive graphic that details a day in the life of the war based on the documents.


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