Yemen reports first coronavirus deaths, multiple cases

The United Nations is warning that the novel coronavirus could be spreading silently through Yemen.
The country reported the first two deaths on Wednesday with five new infections and is ramping up containment measures.
Yemen’s economy and healthcare systems have been razed by five years of war.
Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.

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Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres.

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