Typhoid Outbreak Reported Among Palestinian Refugees In Syria
New York Times: Syria: Typhoid Threatens Refugees
“A typhoid outbreak is threatening displaced Palestinian residents from the Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus, Syria, the United Nations reported Wednesday…” (Gladstone, 8/19).
U.N. News Centre: Syria: U.N. agency reaches areas near Yarmouk camp as typhoid outbreak hits Palestinian refugees
“… ‘Amidst reports of a typhoid outbreak in the Yarmouk region, with at least 10 of the cases credibly reported in Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahem, UNRWA was authorized to provide limited health assistance,’ reported the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)…” (8/19).
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