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More cholera cases registered in Yemen but disease not spreading: WHO

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SANAA (Reuters) - More cases of cholera have been registered in the Yemeni capital Sanaa but a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday the epidemic was not yet spreading.
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