Iraq seeing outbreak of nose-bleed fever.

Iraq is in the midst of an outbreak of a fever(Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever) that causes people to bleed to death, according to local media reports.

The disease has been spreading rapidly in the Iraqi countryside, with the southern province alon recording half of the country’s cases.

According to medics, the virus causes severe bleeding both internally and externally and especially from the nose. As many as two-fifths of the cases die, 19 deaths among 111 cases this year.



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