Iraq denies underreporting coronavirus cases, suspends Reuters’ licence

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BAGHDAD,— Iraq has revoked Reuters news agency’s reporting licence for three months after it reported the number of new coronavirus cases in the country was in the thousands, much higher than official figures. Iraq’s Communications and Media Commission (CMC) condemned the reporting, calling it “astonishing” in a statement on Thursday. Reuters quoted three unnamed doctors […]

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Iraqi Kurdistan records 14 new coronavirus cases: ministry

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HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Fourteen new cases of coronavirus recorded in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, the ministry of health of Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) said on Friday. In Sulaimani province 8 cases are confirmed, In Erbil province 3 new cases and another 3 in Halabja province, according to the statement from the ministry. In the last […]

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Iraq has confirmed thousands more coronavirus cases than reported, medics say

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BAGHDAD,— Iraq has thousands of confirmed COVID-19 cases, many times more than the 772 it is has publicly reported, according to three doctors closely involved in the testing process, a health ministry official and a senior political official. The sources all spoke on condition of anonymity. Iraqi authorities have instructed medical staff not to speak […]

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Iraq has confirmed thousands more coronavirus cases than reported, medics say

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BAGHDAD,— Iraq has thousands of confirmed COVID-19 cases, many times more than the 772 it is has publicly reported, according to three doctors closely involved in the testing process, a health ministry official and a senior political official. The sources all spoke on condition of anonymity. Iraqi authorities have instructed medical staff not to speak […]

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