In this Thursday, March 28, 2019 file photo, a man is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
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Cholera is surging once again in Yemen, with the U.N. reporting that the number of suspected cases has doubled in March over previous months and doctors in overwhelmed health facilities fearing it could rival a 2017 outbreak that spiraled into the world's worst flare-up.The surge underscores how Yemen, which has endured multiple outbreaks of cholera amid four years of civil war, still isn't able to stop its spread.Even the doctors are not immune: Mansouri and several other staff have caught cholera.The March toll brought the number of those believed to have died from cholera this year to nearly 300 .The cholera adds to what is already the world's worst humanitarian crisis.Among the dead was Mansouri's colleague, Dr. Mohammed Abdel-Moghni, who had treated children during the recent waves of cholera.Health workers dealing with cholera patients have not received vaccinations, Mansouri said, noting doctors are left without protection.Hardly anyone in Yemen has been vaccinated against cholera. Parents have struggled to get cholera-stricken children to treatment. Naama has had the symptoms of cholera.
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