Another case of hemorrhagic fever has been sent for testing in Zakho, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Health Minister said.
Dr. Samaan Barzani, Minister of Health of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, said that the number of cases depends on the program of finding cases by health teams and daily suspects are found and samples are taken, after laboratory tests and confirmation will be announced.
Another suspected case from Sinjar was found in Zakho and sent to Duhok. He was admitted to hospital due to a history of slaughtering animals and bleeding symptoms.
hemorrhagic fever spread in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. Although the disease is not transmitted through the air, but due to direct human contact with animals is likely to spread.