Monday, 30 March 2015 15:32

WHO and Ministry of Health of Iraq Refute the claims of a case of Ebola in Iraq

Baghdad, March 30, 2015. The World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health of Iraq did not verify the information appeared in “BASNews” on 28 March alluding to the appearance of an Ebola case in Abu Gharib, south of Baghdad. 


WHO and MOH Iraq, after investigating the case, denied the presence of Ebola in Iraq and declare that the statement published in the “BASNews” referring to the confirmation of Ebola case through laboratory investigation is incorrect as none of the labs in Iraq has the technical capacity to confirm the case of Ebola through laboratory investigations. 

The “BASNews” on Saturday 28 March 2015 claimed that a case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Abu Ghraib city, south of Baghdad.   


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