A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera receives treatment at a hospital in Sanaa on May 6, 2017. AFP / Mohammed HUWAIS
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A cholera outbreak in Yemen killed 25 people this week, the World Health Organization said, as two years of war continues to wreak havoc on the impoverished country's health and sanitation system.A previous outbreak subsided last winter, Zagaria said, and the country has experienced a total of around 27,000 cases including 130 deaths during the conflict.Largely stalemated in nationwide battlefronts, the war has plunged millions into poverty, displaced millions of others and killed more than 10,000 people.The U.N. said a child aged under five dies of preventable causes every 10 minutes in Yemen.
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