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Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Spreading At ‘Unprecedented’ Rate, WHO Official Says

U.N. News Centre: Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen spreading at ‘unprecedented’ speed, U.N. warns “As war-torn Yemen grapples with heavy rains, a collapsed health care system, and crippled economy, a resurgent cholera outbreak has spread with ‘unprecedented’ speed and taken medical professionals by surprise, the World Health Organization warned Friday…”…

Cholera Outbreak In War-Torn Yemen Could Reach 300K People In 6 Months, WHO Warns

IRIN: A country ‘on its knees’: Cholera takes hold in war-weary Yemen “…Shinjiro Murata, head of mission for Médecins Sans Frontières, which alone has treated 1,670 patients, told IRIN he is ‘very concerned that the disease will continue to spread and become out of control.’ Those controlling the capital –…

Death Toll In Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Reaches 180 People, ICRC Reports

NPR: Why A Man Is On An IV In His Car Outside A Hospital In Yemen “On Monday, authorities in Yemen declared a state of emergency due to a sharp rise in cholera deaths. … From Aden, Yemen, Dominik Stillhart, director of global operations at the International Committee for the…

Houthi Shiite Rebels Declare State Of Emergency Over Cholera Outbreak In Yemen’s Capital

Agence France-Presse/France 24: Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak “Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency in the Yemeni capital, where a deadly outbreak of cholera has spread rapidly…” (5/15). Bloomberg: Yemen’s Houthis Declare Health Emergency After Cholera Outbreak “…Cholera…

‘Drastic’ Increase In Cholera Incidence In War-Hit Yemen, MSF Warns

Associated Press: Aid group sees ‘drastic’ cholera increase in war-torn Yemen “Doctors Without Borders says it has recorded a ‘drastic increase’ in cholera cases in war-torn Yemen. The international medical charity, known by its French acronym MSF, says its teams have seen at least 780 patients since late March…” (5/10).…

Media Outlets Report On Cholera, Meningitis, Dengue Outbreaks In Middle East, Africa

Agence France-Presse: Hundreds of suspected cholera cases in Yemen: MSF “At least 570 suspected cases of cholera have surfaced in war-torn Yemen in the past three weeks, sparking fears of a potential epidemic, Doctors Without Borders said Sunday…” (5/7). Reuters: Yemen cholera outbreak kills 25 people in a week: WHO…

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