Yemen: Diphtheria outbreak 'symptoms of collapsed health system' | Yemen News | Al Jazeera

Yemen: Diphtheria outbreak 'symptoms of collapsed health system'

Since the disease was first detected six months ago, around 1,300 people have been infected and more than 70 have died.

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is racing to vaccinate people in Yemen against a rapidly spreading outbreak of diphtheria.

    Around 1,300 people have been infected and more than 70 have died since the disease was first detected six months ago.

    Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter reports.


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