Thousands suspected cholera cases in Yemen and more than 180 had dead


Recently rains has contributed to the spread of cholera, a water-borne disease. Some patients have died on their way to the hospital.”If you have cholera you can lose your life if you’re not treated quickly,” Malak Shaher, communications manager for Doctors Without Borders in Yemen, told to media. The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days. Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur. Severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance could install in hours. Doctors Without Borders had treated more than 1,760 patients with cholera in the last weeks. The outbreak started with a few cases on March 30, then increased dramatically. Yemen is one of the world’s poorest countries and the war has made conditions much worse. This is why The United Nations estimates that 18.8 million people in the country are in need of humanitarian assistance


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