Yemen's cholera epidemic hits 600,000, confounding expectations

Some districts in Yemen still reporting sharp rises in new cholera cases

By Tom Miles

GENEVA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Yemen's cholera outbreak has infected 612,703 people and killed 2,048 since it began in April, and some districts are still reporting sharp rises in new cases, data from the World Health Organization and Yemen's health ministry showed on Tuesday.

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