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UN Decries Cholera Outbreak in Yemen

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Written by NY Staff

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations has decried an outbreak of cholera in war-torn Yemen, saying it posed an increased health risk to Yemenis, especially children, as the nation’s health system crumbles.

UNICEF Representative in Yemen Julien Harneis says Friday that the epidemic, confirmed a day earlier by Yemeni health authorities, “adds to the misery” in the country that it was fighting to alleviate.

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