Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Syria Ravaged By Outbreaks Of Disease: Typhoid, Cholera, Measles And Tuberculosis

Chris Carrington
Activist Post

The World Health Organization is warning of an increased risk of disease epidemics in Syria and neighboring countries as summer approaches.

The WHO says outbreaks of diseases carried in water – specifically hepatitis, typhoid, cholera and dysentery – are inevitable, given the severe disruption to Syria’s health system.

Cases of diarrhea and hepatitis-A have more than doubled since January.

There have also been outbreaks of measles and typhoid.

According to the WHO, at least 35% of the country’s public hospitals are out of service, and in some areas, up to 70% of the health workforce has fled.

Almost 4.25 million Syrians who have had to leave their homes are living in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions, with concerns about the provision of safe drinking water and safe sanitation.
"All the risk factors that enhance the transmission of communicable diseases in emergencies are present in the current crisis in Syria and its neighboring countries," said Dr Jaouad Mahjour, director of the department for communicable diseases at the WHO’s regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean. "We are anticipating a number of public health risks from water-borne diseases, specifically hepatitis, typhoid, cholera and dysentery. Given the scale of population movement both inside Syria and across borders, together with deteriorating environmental health conditions, outbreaks are inevitable."
The WHO says cases of measles have reappeared in Syria, due to problems running national vaccination campaigns.

The number of confirmed cases of measles in the first quarter of 2013 reached 139, compared with no cases in the whole of 2010 and 2011, says the WHO.

There have also been reports of measles, tuberculosis and cutaneous leishmaniasis – a disease carried by insects – among displaced Syrians in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey.
“Jordan had previously reported zero cases of measles for three years, and was planning to officially declare that it was measles-free,” said Dr Mahjour. "The situation will deteriorate if prevention and control measures are not scaled up soon."
Medical facilities are often actually targeted during conflict as a way of depriving the enemy of medical assistance. Inevitably this hits civilians even harder than the military who are far more mobile and often have doctors in their ranks.

ANY collapse situation, natural or man-made leads to the kind of problems Syria is now facing. Katrina, Haiti and the Indonesian quake were all followed by outbreaks of disease, as were the Kosovo and Bosnia conflicts.

Chris Carrington is a writer, researcher and lecturer with a background in science, technology and environmental studies. Chris is an editor for The Daily Sheeple where this article first appeared. Wake the flock up!


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Anonymous said...

A good article about the Humanitarian crisis our fellow brothers and sisters face in the NWO paradigm.

Also, for us preppers to prepare for: filtration, fuel to boil water, and homeopathic tintures and herbs to fight viruses, bacteria, fungi.

Learn from the lessons others are facing....we may suffer, but we shall overcome the NWO disease and restore the Republic.

Anonymous said...

I'll bet Bill Gates is more than willing to vaccinate the population.

Anonymous said...

things to keep around---turpentine---kerosene---use to treat wound kill of pathogens---heal pain--regulate immune system -Lugols iodine---never leave home with out it---Silver above 100ppm anything less is foolish never use nano,in any metal will will collaborate with the biopolymers--bee propolis-balm of gilead-GSE-MMS--Clove E/O-Thyme E/O -terebinth---what you will be dealing with is a GE pathogen


It's likely that agents representing special interests are involved. It's by their past involvements, particularly towards subterfuge, makes it difficult to NOT doubt it.

canobs said...

All of this destruction and madness, the work of the CIA-NED-NATO,SaudiQatar against all international laws, Geneva convention or UN charter,__against a previously stability minded sovereign independent country.

Anonymous said...

I hope his wife gives him AIDS

Wulfrano Ruiz Sainz said...

You can blame the stupid syrian rebel mercenary roaches for this mess, as well as their employers (Israel, USA, Europe, and traitor arab States).

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