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Yemen cholera outbreak tops 700,000 cases

The cholera outbreak continues to spread in Yemen. 704,544 suspected cholera cases & 2103 deaths have been reported in less than 5 months.

“Two years of conflict in Yemen have wrecked people’s lives and left 15 million people without access to basic health care”, Director General, World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

Related: Yemen’s Saudi-led coalition is responsible for the ‘worst cholera outbreak in the world’