Cholera epidemic in Yemen

Over 368 thousand suspicions of cholera have been registered in Yemen since the outbreak of the disease in late April this year, the World Health Organization said.

According to WHO, from 27 April to 19 July 2017 in 21 of the 23 provinces of Yemen, there were 368,207 cases of suspected cholera and 1,828 deaths. The mortality rate is 0.5%.

The most affected provinces are Amaat al Azimah, Al Hodeida, Khodja, Amran and Ibb. They account for 198 227 cases of suspicion of cholera.

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