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    Afghanistan: an epidemic of unknown origin kills at least 21

    - In Pamir in the province of Badakhshan

    Beraa Göktürk |
    22.01.2023

    Afghan authorities have announced the death of 21 people following an "epidemic of unknown origin" in the province of Badakhshan, in the northeast of the country.

    Local officials have reported in press releases that an outbreak of unknown origin has emerged stressing that medical teams have not yet been able to diagnose it, in the Pamir region of Wakhan district.

    They reported that 21 infected people have lost their lives in the past two weeks, saying work by medical teams is continuing to diagnose the disease.

    For its part, the health ministry of the Taliban government indicated that medical teams had arrived in the region via Tajikistan.

    The Pamir region is located in Badakhshan on the borders with China, Pakistan and Tajikistan, where Afghans of Kyrgyz origin live in particular.

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    https://www.aa.com.tr/fr/monde/afgha...morts-/2794106
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Mazar-Sharif: Atiqullah Faizi, head of public health in Badakhshan, said yesterday Saturday (January 21) that the corona-like disease has spread in the Great Pamir region and claimed 17 lives in one month.

    However, he said that due to the heavy snowfall and extreme cold weather, a health team consisting of health service employees has been sent to the area via Tajikistan.

    He added that after a health team went to the area, the patients were treated and the health condition of the local residents returned to normal.

    He also said that a necessary amount of spices has been transferred to the place along with the team and health experts.

    Meanwhile, Dr. Khalil-ur-Rahman Ibrahimi Khel, the head of the Agha Khan health service in Badakhshan, also said that respiratory and seasonal diseases have spread in Qarijat Mazarzo and Vashkar village of Yavan district of Badakhshan, and health teams have been sent to the area and so far 906 people including women and children have been treated and further spread of the disease has been prevented.

    He added that another 194 people were treated by mobile health teams in Shahr Bozor district, but two residents died in Farsang village of this district.

    Meanwhile, residents of Pamir Badakhshan said that this disease has killed 21 people, including children, in the past month.

    https://www.avapress.com/en/news/264...imed-lives-17-

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      Unknown disease claims live of 21 people in Badakhshan

      admin January 22, 2023

      AT News

      Kabul: Local sources in “Badakhshan” province announced that 21 residents of “Pamir” died due to a respiratory disease that is very similar to Corona.

      Sources say that this disease had spread in Pamir two weeks ago and at first it took the lives of 6 residents of this area.
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      https://www.afghanistantimes.af/unkn...in-badakhshan/
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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