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Cholera Outbreak In Iraq Spreads To Kurdish Region, Infects More Than 1,800

Agence France-Presse: Iraq cholera cases grow, spread to Kurdish region
“The number of cholera cases in Iraq has risen to more than 1,800 as the epidemic spread to the northern autonomous Kurdish region, health officials said Tuesday. … Authorities have blamed the cholera outbreak mostly on the poor quality of water caused by the low level of the Euphrates…” (10/20).

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