Yemen’s Man-Made Cholera Outbreak Is About to Break a Record | Foreign Policy

In Haiti, it took seven years for the number of cholera cases to surpass 800,000. In Yemen, it’s taken several months.

Source: Yemen’s Man-Made Cholera Outbreak Is About to Break a Record | Foreign Policy

The proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, fought in Yemen, has created the worst outbreak of Cholera the world has ever seen.  The Saudi’s have bombed hospitals and water infrastructure, and led to a lack of clean water for the citizens.

aid groups are unable to reach those most affected due to the fighting.  cholera is treatable, but not if the people don’t have clean water or clinics.

What stage of the Epidemiologic Transition is most subject to disease pandemics?  What does that say about Yemen?

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