Yemen declares state of emergency in Sanaa over cholera

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Published on 14 May 2017 View Original

The disease has killed 51 people since April 27, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, and 2,752 people are suspected cases

DUBAI, May 14 (Reuters) - Officials in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, controlled by the armed Houthi movement, declared a state of emergency on Sunday after an outbreak of cholera, which has killed dozens of people.

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