Kirkuk Health Director Ziyad al-Cubburi said that one person died in the city of Kirkuk, where the epidemic was first seen, and two people, one of whom was seriously ill, are being treated at the hospital.
Pointing out that they took important and serious measures in the city against the spread of the epidemic, Cubburi informed that they allocated a state hospital for the treatment of those caught in the epidemic.
Stating that 30 people have been tested for the virus in the last two days and the results will be out tomorrow, Cubburi noted that they will increase the measures taken to prevent the epidemic.
Asking for support from the press, Cubburi said, “The role of the press is very important for citizens to be conscious and to comply with the measures taken. For this, we need the support of the press.” used the phrase.
Kirkuk Director of Veterinary Affairs Mansur Beyatlı stated that extraordinary measures were initiated in all districts, towns and villages where animal husbandry is intense, and stressed that blood samples were taken for testing from hundreds of suspected head animals.
Ebola, which first appeared in Congo in 1976, was re-discovered in West Africa in December 2013.
In the epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014-2017, approximately 30 thousand people were infected with the Ebola virus and more than 11 thousand people died.