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The number of cholera cases have increased by hundreds in recent days in Iraq as UN health officials now put the outbreak tally at more than 1,200, as of Wednesday. The cholera outbreak has spread to 15...

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As part of the Government of Afghanistan’s ongoing efforts to eradicate polio and strengthen routine immunization, H.E Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Minister of Public Health of Afghanistan, formally introduced...

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Jordanian health officials are reporting an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a 53-year-old individual, according to a Petra report (computer translated). This is the 16th...

The death toll in the bombing of a Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan has risen to 22 (12 staff and 10 patients) and injured dozens of others. The...

In an update on the cholera outbreak in war-torn Iraq, The Iraq Ministry of Health and Environment announced today that the numbers continue to rise with anothert two dozen cases reported during the past...

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In a follow-up to a report last week, The Iraq Ministry of Health and Environment announced Saturday that the cholera outbreak has now increased to 239 cases, according to an Al-Mada Press report (computer...

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Kuwaiti health officials have reported a death due to Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection this past weekend. According to the details of the case, a 78-year-old male from...

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  Five additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including two deaths, were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by Jordan. According to the WHO, the patients comprise...

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A suspected outbreak of the bacterial gastrointestinal disease, cholera,has killed at least six people in the Abu Ghraib area near Baghdad, according to an i24news.tv report. It is suspected that the...

The Jordanian Ministry of Health reported three additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection yesterday, adding to the ongoing investigation into the cluster of...