Dengue fever has spread in Iraq in the past month.
Another death from dengue fever was reported in Basra province, and the city authorities have decided to take new preventive measures.
Another death from dengue fever has been reported in Basra province, a health source told the media.
In the past three months, 40 cases and six deaths have been reported in Iraq’s southernmost province, while the province has announced new plans to contain the endemic.
Basra authorities have asked the veterinary office to expand spraying campaigns in livestock farms, animal shops and slaughterhouses.