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Yemen Risks New Cholera Epidemic In Warmer Months, Save The Children Warns

Al Jazeera: Yemen ‘on brink of new cholera epidemic,’ charity warns
“Thousands of people in Yemen could be affected by a new wave of deadly cholera in the coming weeks, an international charity says. In a press release on Thursday, U.K.-based Save the Children warned the hot summer months are ideal conditions for cholera to spread rapidly. It added that almost 3,000 suspected cholera cases were reported in the first week of July across the country — the highest number since the start of the year…” (7/25).

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