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Cholera Outbreak Spreads From Iraq To Neighboring Nations, Threatens To Become Regional Epidemic, UNICEF Official Warns

Reuters: Cholera spreads from Iraq to Syria, Kuwait, Bahrain: UNICEF
“A cholera outbreak in Iraq has spread to neighboring Syria, Kuwait, and Bahrain, and risks turning into a region-wide epidemic as millions of pilgrims prepare to visit the country, UNICEF’s Iraq director said. … Millions of Shi’ite Muslims are due to visit Iraq in December for Arbaeen, a religious ritual…” (Coles, 11/6).

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