Diphtheria outbreak in Yemen with 14 deaths, announces WHO

Diphtheria outbreak in Yemen with 14 deaths, announces WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Saturday the outbreak of diphtheria epidemic in Yemen and registered 14 deaths cases and 120 clinical in recent weeks.

 

The WHO, Yemen branch, twitted that most cases are children, pointing to the importance of vaccinating them with all vaccines doses.

 

A medical source told Almasderonline that the health authorities in Ibb province, central Yemen, registered 14 deaths cases of the epidemic, while dozens of residents were affected in the province districts.



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