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  • Iraq: Update as of 2/13 - now reports 650 cases and 14 deaths of "seasonal epidemic flu"

    Iraq: 11 People Died Due to Epidemic Flu

    07 February 2013 ( SHAFAAQ.com )

    " Federal Minister of Health, Majeed Hama Amin announced on Wednesday, that the number of infections with epidemic flu is less than 500 infections as 11 of them died in all provinces of the country, with the exception of Iraq which is the less countries infected by the epidemic, while the Health parliamentary Committee confirmed that the disease is under control.

    Amin said in a joint news conference with the parliamentary Health and Environment Commission held in the parliament and attended by "Shafaq News" that "the number of casualties with seasonal epidemic flu in the general of the country was less than 500 and the number of deaths was only 11 cases."

    He added that "Iraq is the least number of casualties affected in the world and the region in particular as four deaths occurred at the beginning of the epidemic and it was something new for Iraq," noting that "the number of casualties continues to decline and all the requirements of treatment are available."

    The Minister of Health said that "Iraq is the only country that did not keep quiet about the epidemic compared to the number of casualties in the different countries of the world and in the Middle East and North Africa."

    From her part, the head of the parliamentary Health and Environment Committee, Leqaa Al- Yassin said at the conference that "the epidemic is under control and is declining."...".



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    Re: Iraq reports less than 500 cases and 11 deaths of "seasonal epidemic flu"

    Basra announces three deaths by flu epidemic

    09 February 2013

    "The parliamentary Health and Environment Committee revealed on Saturday, three deaths by epidemic flu in Basra and indicated the presence of nine suspected cases.

    The MP of Basra provincial council and a member of the parliamentary Health and Environment Committee, Jawad Al-Bazont told "Shafaq News", that "according to information received to us there are three deaths in Basra due to epidemic flu and there are nine suspected cases."

    ..."We as the Health Committee receive daily reports from the Ministry of Health for pandemic flu and the number of cases."

    He added that "cases in Iraq has reached nearly 571 and the number of deaths reached 14 cases, three of them in Basra, seven cases in Babel and one case in Diyala province, while other deaths were distributed in Karbala and Maysan.""



    "What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it." - Herbert Simon

    "The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government." - Sam Houston

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      Re: Iraq: Update - now reports 571 cases and 14 deaths of "seasonal epidemic flu"

      Machine translation:


      Register (650) confirmed cases of HIV pandemic flu in the whole of Iraq

      February 13, 2013

      "A member of the Committee on Health and Environment parliamentary d. Jawad Albzona high number of confirmed HIV pandemic influenza to (650) status with the survival of a number of deaths on the same amount (14) deaths across the country.

      And Albzona said in a statement to Radio tow surveillance operations are going well, considering that the number of deaths represents 2% of diagnosed cases.

      The Ministry of Health has announced the end of last week that the death toll due to the flu epidemic reached 11 cases while the injuries of about 500 cases of disease...".



      "What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it." - Herbert Simon

      "The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government." - Sam Houston

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