A girl is treated for a suspected cholera infection last month at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen.

More than a million malnourished children are living in areas of Yemen hit hardest by a cholera outbreak, according to a new analysis by Save the Children.
The report notes, “Malnourished children have substantially reduced immune systems and are at least three times more likely to die if they contract cholera.” This analysis suggests that the country’s raging outbreak could escalate. It is already the world’s worst in a single year since records have been kept, Oxfam said on July 21.
In just three months since the outbreak started, Yemen has reached more than 360,000 suspected cases, according to Oxfam. This week’s report from Save the Children has a considerably higher figure, at more than 425,000 suspected cases.
That’s more than the previous record of 340,311 in Haiti in 2011 – over the course of a full year.
“Cholera causes violent diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration severe enough to send a person into shock in …
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