of Dengue fever were reported in the Yemeni province of Hodeida despite
measures taken by the state to stop the epidemic, authorities said.
said Saturday officials with the health ministry feared cases will mount in the
poorest neighborhoods of Hodeida given the poor sanitation and high level of
Press quotes medical sources as saying on Saturday the state had failed to
adequately respond to the growing epidemic "putting the lives of thousands
of people at risk by a lack of oversight."
fever can be fatal if patients suffer from malnutrition or have a poor immune
said al-Thawra hospital in Hodeida had registered over 50 new cases in less
than a week, adding about 10 cases were being reported per day since last