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Cholera update in Yemen

Note for the media
23 October 2016

The Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen has confirmed additional cases of cholera and cholera-related deaths in the country. As of today, a total of 644 suspected cases of cholera, including 3 deaths, have been reported. 31 cases have been laboratory-confirmed so far. Among the deaths, 2 occurred in Sanaa and 1 death occurred in Aden governorate.