Amidst Ongoing Battle Yemen Fights Cholera Epidemic

March 29, 2019

As Yemenis observed the fourth-anniversary of the Saudi led war with protest, cholera continues to spread through the nations. According to WHO, 1000 new cases are reported daily. It even mentioned that from 1ST January to mid-March, almost 109,000 cases of serious acute watery diarrhea and suspected cholera were reported. Also, 190-related deaths were reported. Among, one-third of the reported cases were mostly children under the age group of five. This comes two years after Yemen observed the world’s big outbreak of cholera, when over a million cases were reported.