Yemenis receive treatment for cholera at a hospital in the Khokha district of the western province of Hodeida on April 18, 2019. (AFP/Khaled Ziad/File)
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Oxfam warned Thursday that war-torn Yemen risks a "massive resurgence" of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.The water-borne bacterial infection has claimed more than 3,000 lives in Yemen since the outbreak began in 2016, according to Oxfam.The spike, which comes two years after Yemen suffered its worst cholera outbreak, was concentrated in six governorates including in the Red Sea port of Hodeida and Sanaa province, both combat zones, it said.
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