Kurdistan region announces first Congo fever death

6/11/2022 4:48:14 PM
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Kurdistan Region Ministry of Health announced the first death from Congo fever in the Kurdistan Region.

 A 27-year-old man from Gorazi village of Soran’s Khalifan district passed after being admitted to hospital with symptoms of the disease.

The spokesman of the Ministry of Health urged citizens to follow the preventive measures to avoid catching the fever.

The first case of the Congo fever was recorded a month ago in Erbil. The patient was a 17-year-old girl who recovered later on. 

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