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Iraq confirms 13 cholera cases, scores suspected

A cholera outbreak in Iraq has infected at least 13 people and scores more suspected cases have been sent for analysis, most from the northern Kurdistan region, health officials said Sunday.

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Iraq Congo fever deaths rise to 12

Iraq has recorded at least 12 deaths from Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever since the start of the year, health authorities said Tuesday amid efforts to contain the spread of the virus.

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Northern Iraq registers Congo fever death

Iraqi authorities said one person died on Friday of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever as cases of the virus spread to the country's north.

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China locks down city of 9 million amid new spike in cases

China on Friday ordered a lockdown of the 9 million residents of the northeastern city of Changchun amid a new spike in COVID-19 cases in the area attributed to the highly contagious omicron variant.

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Quebec orders shops, bars, restaurants to operate at 50%

Bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment venues across the Canadian province of Quebec will be required to operate at 50% capacity beginning Monday because of a surge in coronavirus cases from the new omicron variant.

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DR Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Thursday that the latest Ebola outbreak was officially over, as the country marked 42 days with no new cases.

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Beijing rolls out COVID-19 booster shots ahead of Olympics

Beijing is starting to offer residents booster jabs for COVID-19, local media said Wednesday, as the Chinese capital gears up to host a tightly controlled Winter Olympics in February.

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