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Yemen cholera toll nears 1,000 as ‘humanity loses out to politics’

AMMAN, JORDAN: The death toll from a cholera outbreak is approaching 1,000 in Yemen, a war-devastated and impoverished country where "humanity is losing out to politics", a senior UN official said Thursday. "Time is running out to save people who are being killed or being starved and now you have cholera as well adding to that complication," said Jamie McGoldrick, UN humanitarian coordinator in Yemen. "We are struggling because of the lack of resources. We need some action immediately," he said at a press briefing in…