The Ministry of Health warns of the exposure of Baghdad to 3 serious diseases in the event of a flood
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Health Department confirmed that the capital is threatened with a number of diseases in the event of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] to flood is the flu of all kinds, cholera, meningitis and typhoid.
"The amount of water is controlled in Baghdad, and in case of floods in some areas, we will see the emergence of typhoid diseases, meningitis, influenza types and other diseases," the director of public health in the department Nazek al-Fatlawi said in a press statement.
He added that "there are significant preparations taken by the Department of Health to avoid the emergence of any diseases may arise with the rise of water levels, where a number of measures in the areas near the Tigris and Euphrates through the implementation of a campaign to vaccinate against typhoid and victims," noting that "the Department of Health provided Health institutions behind the areas adjacent to the river basin in order to provide services in the event of any emergency on the emergence of diseases due to high levels of water.
Many provinces and cities have been hit by floods and floods in recent times, displacing a number of people and drowning crops and crops.
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