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The number of cholera patients in Yemen has exceeded 100,000 people

The world health organization reported that the victims of the cholera epidemic in Yemen steel, at least 800 people. The number of cases exceeded 100.000. 46% of infected children under 15 years.

The disease is rapidly spreading. Experts believe that every hour in Yemen from cholera kills one person. They propose to direct the main efforts of doctors to areas where the situation is particularly desperate situation.

«If you stop cholera in these areas, the epidemic will slow down significantly and will be saved a lot of lives. Thus it is impossible to forget and about preventive measures,» said who representative in Yemen Nevio zagaria.

Recall that a week ago, Yemen was visited by the regional Director of UNICEF Geert Kappeler. He said that in the coming weeks the number of cases of cholera will exceed 300,000. There are no medicines. Local residents often lack access to running water.

The number of cholera patients in Yemen has exceeded 100,000 people
13.06.2017

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