Killed by cholera, Yemeni doctor knew he was fighting ‘disastrous’ epidemic

Workers spray pesticides during an anti-cholera campaign in Sanaa, Yemen March 21, 2019. Picture taken March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

SANAA (Reuters) – Yemeni doctor Mohammed Abdul-Mughni described the surge in cholera cases he was treating as “disastrous” in a country battered by years of war and short of medical staff. Two weeks later cholera killed him too. Yemen is suffering its third major outbreak of the water-borne bacterial infection since the conflict broke out […]

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