Cholera outbreak in Yemen claims at least 9 - Health Ministry

MOSCOW, Sep. 17 (MNA) – As many as nine people, including seven children, died from cholera in Yemen, Youssef Hadiri, the spokesman for the Health Ministry in the Houthi-controlled Sanaa, said on Sunday.

In late August, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for the UN secretary general, said that the organization had vaccinated nearly 400,000 people in Yemen, however, the concerns about the possible emergence of another cholera epidemic remained.

According to the UN information, over 2,300 deaths from cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 2017.

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