UNHCR said Yemen's health care system "has in effect collapsed", with the virus thought to be spreading throughout the country, and appealed for urgent funding last week.
The cemetery workers who bury them don't know what killed the newly deceased. But there's no denying that there's been an increasing number of people getting sick in the port city of Aden – likely from the coronavirus.
Most scientists say the pathogen that has infected 5.3 million and killed more than 342,000 was passed from bats to humans via an intermediary species likely sold at a wet market in Wuhan late last year.
The spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said aid workers reported having to turn people away because they do not have enough medical oxygen or sufficient supplies of personal protective equipment.
Iranian lawmaker Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh says Syria should pay Iran for what it has spent on the country’s war.
Global crises are no anomaly in recent history and multilateral institutions have generally emerged stronger in their wake.
There are innumerable accounts from local sources and media as well as rights organisations that contradict the US claim.
US officials have finally broken into the iPhones of Mohammad Alshamrani who they say was working for Al Qaeda.
The first coronavirus case in Aden, the government's interim capital, was recorded about a month ago. Since then, the total number of deaths registered in the city has "increased seven-fold", according to a physician at a public hospital.
The revelation raises serious concerns as the country already faces a major threat of Covid-19 outbreak in the backdrop of its health infrastructure which remains in shambles due to the years of war.
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