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Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Spreading At ‘Unprecedented’ Rate, WHO Official Says

U.N. News Centre: Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen spreading at ‘unprecedented’ speed, U.N. warns
“As war-torn Yemen grapples with heavy rains, a collapsed health care system, and crippled economy, a resurgent cholera outbreak has spread with ‘unprecedented’ speed and taken medical professionals by surprise, the World Health Organization warned Friday…” (5/19).

United Press International: Cholera outbreak spreading at ‘unprecedented’ speed kills 315 in Yemen
“…More than 29,300 suspected cases have been reported in 19 of the country’s 22 provinces, the agency posted on Twitter. The highest number of likely cases — more than 6,000 — are in the capital city, Sana’a, where the Houthi government declared a state of emergency one week ago…” (5/21).

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