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WHO, Yemen Begin New Cholera Vaccination Drive As Cases Increase To 10K+ Per Week

Agence France-Presse: WHO launches second cholera vaccine drive in Yemen as cases surge
“The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country…” (10/2).

Reuters: Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10,000+ cases per week: WHO
“Yemen’s cholera outbreak — the worst in the world — is accelerating again, with roughly 10,000 suspected cases now reported per week, the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed on Tuesday…” (Nebehay, 10/2).

Additional coverage of Yemen’s cholera outbreak is available from U.N. News and VOA News.

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