Yemen’s civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground

Published: 13th August 2017 12:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2017 12:53 PM  

Yemen’s raging two-year conflict has served as an incubator for lethal cholera.In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, a girl drinks water from a well that is suspected to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Yemen’s raging two-year conflict has served as an incubator for lethal cholera.In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, a girl drinks water from a well that is suspected to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. (Photo | AP)
A man who is under treatment for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Yemen. (Photo | AP)
A man who is under treatment for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Yemen. (Photo | AP)
Boys carry buckets to fill with water from a well that is alleged to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, in the outskirts of  Yemen.
Boys carry buckets to fill with water from a well that is alleged to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, in the outskirts of Yemen.
A man adds chlorine solution as he fills a tanker truck  with water from a water tap. (Photo | AP)
A man adds chlorine solution as he fills a tanker truck with water from a water tap. (Photo | AP)
A girl scavenges for recyclable items at a garbage dump in a street in Sanaa, Yemen.  (Photo | AP)
A girl scavenges for recyclable items at a garbage dump in a street in Sanaa, Yemen. (Photo | AP)
People filling buckets with water from a well that is suspected to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Yemen. (Photo | AP )
People filling buckets with water from a well that is suspected to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Yemen. (Photo | AP )
People filling buckets with water from a well that is suspected to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Yemen. (Photo | AP )
A worker fills bottles with water at the mineral water refilling station in a Cholera affected region of Yemen. (Photo | AP)
An elderly woman who is under treatment for suspected cholera infection at a hospital is seen in the picture. (Photo | AP)
An elderly woman who is under treatment for suspected cholera infection at a hospital is seen in the picture. (Photo | AP)
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