The cholera outbreak in Yemen is now the largest epidemic since records began, British charity Oxfam has said.
Yemen descended into a full-blown civil war in March 2015, and has been suffering from a cholera epidemic since March of this year.
Charities had already warned the crisis is the fasting-growing cholera epidemic in history, but on Thursday the number of suspected cases hit 755,000 – more than the total 754,373 cases recorded in the aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake. Experts believe it will hit a million by November. 
More than 2,100 Yemenis, around half of them children, have died from the disease to date. While in some areas the infection rate has fallen, in the most conflict affected and hard-to-reach provinces up to 5,000 people a day are falling ill. 
“Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and it is getting even worse. More than two years of war have created ideal conditions for …