Yemen cholera cases pass 100000 amid unprecedented epidemic

Sunday 11 June 2017 2 months ago 88   Yemen    Print

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Report  Web desk : SANA: The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from a severe outbreak in Yemen has passed 100,000, the World Health Organization says. A total of 798 deaths associated with the disease have been recorded in 19 out of 22 provinces since 27 April. The charity Oxfam said the epidemic was killing one person almost every hour. Yemen health, water and sanitation systems are collapsing after two years of war between government forces and the rebel Houthi movement. (01)