WHO warns of disease surge in overcrowded Gaza

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GAZA — The World Health Organization (WHO) conveyed profound concern on Friday about the escalation of diseases in Gaza. Continuous Israeli airstrikes over the past weeks have resulted in overcrowding in shelters, accompanied by severe shortages of food and clean water. اضافة اعلان

Richard Peppercorn, the organization's representative in the Palestinian territories, stated, "We are deeply concerned about the spread of diseases as the winter season approaches." He noted that over 70,000 cases of acute respiratory infections and more than 44,000 cases of severe diarrhea have been identified in the densely populated area, emphasizing that the actual numbers far exceed expectations, Hala News reported.

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