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Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak ‘Worst Ever’; 600K Cases Expected By Year’s End, Oxfam Projects

Al Jazeera: Yemen crisis ‘an absolute shame on humanity’ “International human rights organization CARE has denounced the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen, which is also suffering from a cholera epidemic, as ‘an absolute shame on humanity’…” (7/23). CIDRAP News: Yemen’s cholera epidemic called ‘worst ever’ by Oxfam “In just over…

Conflict Allowing Cholera’s Continued Spread In Yemen, Into Other Countries

Fortune: Cholera Is Slaughtering Yemen and We’re Letting It Happen Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations “…This is the worst cholera epidemic in modern history, and it has already spread well beyond the borders of Yemen … Confronting this catastrophe commands honesty: Cholera…

U.S. Ambassador To U.N. Haley Criticizes African Nations For ‘Collective Failure’ On Hunger Crises Responses; U.N. SG Guterres Calls For More International Cooperation With Continent

Associated Press: U.S. criticizes Africa for ‘failure’ on famine threat “U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley sharply criticized African nations on Tuesday for their ‘collective failure’ to respond to the threat of famine facing more than 14 million people … Haley said the looming famines in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan…

World Humanitarian Day Provides Opportunity To Raise Awareness Of ‘Toxic Mix Of Conflict, Disease, Famine,’ Applaud Dedication Of Health Workers, Others

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Cholera in Yemen: war, hunger, disease … and heroics Editorial Board “The harms done by war are many and complex. Death, injury, and displacement are the most obvious, but infection is also closely intertwined with conflict. Across the Middle East and Africa, outbreaks of infection have…

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