WHO reports more than 100,000 cholera cases in Yemen - UPI.com
UPI reports: "The World Health Organization reports the number of suspected cholera
cases in Yemen has surpassed 101,800 -- doubling in just more than a
According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of
Humanitarian Affairs, or OCHA, Yemen is in the grips of a severe cholera
epidemic 'of an unprecedented scale.'
The outbreak was first reported in October and cholera has since been
identified in 19 governorates, or territories. On May 30, the United
Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF, said about 53,000 cases have been
Comment: Pestilence often follows war and this is a good and sad example of that relationship.