Rise in deaths with COVID-like symptoms in south Yemen: Aid group

Poor testing facilities means COVID-19 cases could be much higher in south where ceasefire failed to take hold.

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    The charity Save the Children says 385 patients showing coronavirus-like symptoms have died in the past week in the southern port city of Aden alone, even as Yemen officially reports a mere 13 deaths from COVID-19.

    The UN envoy to Yemen says a perfect storm of cholera, malaria and the coronavirus poses a grave risk to the population.

    Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the United Nations in New York, US.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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