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Video: Basra Water Pollution Risks Triggering Disease

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Doctors in the southern Iraqi city of Basra are worried that diseases like cholera and diarrhoea might spread through the city’s unuseable water supply. Basra’s canals are blocked by piles of rubbish and […]

Can Baghdad contain Diseases in Liberated Areas?

By Hassan al-Shanoun for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Can Baghdad contain diseases in areas liberated from IS? An epidemic of skin diseases has plagued areas of Iraq that were under the control of the Islamic State (IS). Abdul Sattar Liwas, director of health in […]