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242 die in three weeks due to cholera outbreak in Yemen

WHO warned there could be over 2 lakh cases in the country within six months

AFP | PTI  |  Geneva 

Yemen
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Nearly 23,500 suspected cases of have been registered in war-ravaged in the past three weeks, including 242 deaths, The said on Friday.
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"The speed of the resurgence of this epidemic is unprecedented," country representative for Nevio Zagaria told reporters in a conference call, warning that there could be as many as 2,50,000 cases in the country within six months.

First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 23:35 IST
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