Iraq real-time news

An Iraqi teen with autism expresses himself through color. He draws in black since his mother got Covid-19 (source — www.cnn.com) 11/10/2020 07:01:21

Nahla al-Nadawi's voice is filled with love as she gently asks her son why the flower he drew is black.

Michelle Obama Releases Video Panning 'Tragedy' Of Trump's Coronavirus Response (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 06/10/2020 19:35:31

Former first lady Michelle Obama tore into Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis in a live video Tuesday, calling Trump’s pandemic leadership “willful mismanagement&rdquo...

Has Rishi Sunak Done Too Little, Too Late To Prevent The Unemployment Tsunami? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 24/09/2020 22:32:46

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.Masking the problem“It is on all of us, and we must learn to live with i...

Coronavirus, corruption, Isis and politics – Iraq battered by perfect storm of crises (source — www.independent.co.uk) 23/09/2020 19:31:47

<p>Covid-19 is only one of multiple threats to life and livelihoods that confront Iraqis, writes Patrick Cockburn</p>

Coronavirus, corruption, ISIS and politics – Iraq battered by perfect storm of crises (source — www.independent.co.uk) 23/09/2020 19:25:17

<p>Covid-19 is only one of multiple threats to life and livelihoods that confront Iraqis, writes Patrick Cockburn</p>

Coronavirus, corruption, ISIS and politics - Iraq battered by perfect storm of crises (source — www.independent.co.uk) 23/09/2020 17:37:20

<p>Covid-19 is only one of multiple threats to life and livelihoods that confront Iraqis, writes Patrick Cockburn</p>

Coronavirus: Iraq bans entry of foreign travellers (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 21/09/2020 11:51:07

The minister's comments came as the Iraqi Health Ministry reported 3,438 new Covid-19 cases.

How Does Our 'World-Beating' Test And Trace System Compare To Other Countries? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 21/09/2020 09:24:09

“We have growing confidence that we will have a test, track and trace operation that will be world-beating and yes, it will be in place by June 1.”These were the words of Boris Johnson, du...

This Pro-Trump TV Channel Makes Fox News Look Like CBeebies (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 19/09/2020 08:00:09

The first thing I learn from One America News Network is that there is a new Rolling Stones flagship store opening on Carnaby Street, where “you can always get what you want.” The next is ...

Nadhim Shaker, former Iraqi soccer star, dead from Covid-19 (source — www.cnn.com) 12/09/2020 20:59:07

Nadhim Shaker, one of Iraq's most famous soccer stars in the 1970s and '80s, has died from Covid-19, health officials told CNN on Saturday.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death