Al-Bayda: 10 persons died, health authorities declare the province cholera-infected - sources

الكوليرا في اليمن / رويترز

Health sources in al-Bayda province, central Yemen, said on Tuesday that 10 people had died and about 500 others were having acute diarrhea, after the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the districts of the province.


The Health and Population Office in Rada city, north of al Bayda province, said the cholera has spread in the districts of Rada, Al-Sharia, Al-Bayda, Mukiras, Al-Suwaidiya and Al-Malajim, a health source told Almasdaronline.


The director general of the Health Office in a Bayda had declared that the province is infected with cholera.

He added, according to the source, that four centers can no longer receive the cases of cholera, calling on all the international and local organizations to intervene to save the lives of citizens

The source said 10 people had died of the cholera, and were seeking death certificates.


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