WHO, UNICEF Vaccinate More Than 300K People In Yemen Against Cholera

VOA News: U.N. Wraps Up Second Round of Cholera Vaccinations in Yemen
“An estimated 300,000 people, more than half of them children, have been immunized against cholera in war-torn Yemen. The weeklong vaccination campaign was led jointly by the World Health Organization and U.N. Children’s Fund…” (Schlein, 10/5).

Xinhua News: Feature: Yemen’s rebel-held capital struggles to tackle looming surge of cholera epidemic
“…According to the World Health Organization, Yemen’s cholera epidemic, which first erupted in April 2017, has infected 1.2 million people, 30 percent of whom are children, and killed 2,515…” (10/7).

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