Iraqi Health Ministry: The Omicron Mutant at Peak of Spread Countrywide

The Iraqi Ministry of Health announced today, Tuesday, that the Omicron mutant from the Corona virus had reached the peak of the outbreak in the country, noting that record levels of infections had been registered.

The official Iraqi newspaper, Al-Sabah, quoted the Director of Health Enhancement in the Ministry, Dr. Haitham Al-Obaidi, as saying, "Omicron entered the peak stage , and what distinguishes it from previous strains is the high  rate of infections."

Health Directorate sends mobile teams to treat Leishmaniasis in the western countryside of Hasakah

HASAKAH, Jan.18, (ST)-In cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Health Directorate of Hasakah province sent on Tuesday mobile teams to treat Leishmaniasis in the western countryside of the province.

According to the Director of Health Directorate Dr. Issa Khalaf, the campaign of treating Leishmaniasis will cover 13 towns within four days out of each week for 2 months.

Corona kills more than 5 million and 561 thousand people around the world

The Corona virus has claimed the lives of more than five million and 561 thousand people around the world since its outbreak began in December 2019, according to the latest statistics from the American Worldometer  website.

According to the website, the total number of infections around the world has so far reached 330,592,886, and the total number of deaths has reached 5561,904 cases, while the total number of recoveries from infection has reached 2,6873,972 cases.

Nasal (Sputnik V) vaccine consists of two doses, says Russian Ministry of Health

Moscow, (ST) - The Gamaleya Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology Ministry of Health of Russia announced on Monday that the nasal (Sputnik V) vaccine against the Corona virus consists of two doses, but one can suffice if the dose is a booster.

The Director of the center, Alexander Ginzburg, told Sputnik that, the nasal vaccine against the Corona virus consists of two doses in the first place, and that the initial vaccination will be in two doses, and one dose can be sufficient if the dose is a booster and greater.

Corona deaths around the world exceed five million and 552 thousand people

Capitals, (ST) -  The death toll from infection with the Corona virus around the world since its outbreak began in December 2019 has exceeded five million and 552,000 people, according to the latest statistics from the American Worldo meter website.