The country of 46 million is plunged increasingly deeper into crisis, as 72-hour truce is interrupted by gunfire and explosions

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it was assessing the threat posed to public health after fighters in Sudan occupied a national laboratory holding samples of deadly diseases.

"We are also concerned that those occupying the lab could be accidentally exposed to pathogens stored there," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press conference in Geneva. 

"WHO is seeking more information and conducting a risk assessment."... Read More: i24