An elderly woman is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, May. 15, 2017. The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Yemen says a cholera outbreak has killed 115 people over the past two weeks. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Yemen Crisis

UK and US play ‘crucial role’ in creating conditions for spread of cholera in Yemen, say researchers

Half-a-million people in the country have been infected with the preventable disease. Last month, WHO estimated that around half of cases and a quarter of the dead were children under the age of 15.