Experts Can Predict Yemen Cholera Outbreaks By Studying Rainfall Patterns

8 Sep 2018 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom
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A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen.The UN describes Yemen as the "worst humanitarian crisis in the world", with millions of Yemenis facing imminent famine as well as battling cholera and diphtheria outbreaks.Fighting between the Saudi-led Arab coalition backed by the US and UK, and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels has killed more than 10,000 people and caused over 40,000 casualties in Yemen since March 2015. Water networks, power plants, airports, bridges, roads, schools and health facilities have all been destroyed in the fighting...

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