Tolo News: “The number of infected people that we have is almost 1.3 million, but unfortunately the number of deaths is more than the past year,” said Sharafat Zaman Amarkhil, the spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health. Cold weather, food insecurity, air pollution and poverty are considered to be the factors that cause people
Reuters: Thousands of Afghan children have been hospitalized this winter with pneumonia and other respiratory illnesses amid a massive humanitarian crisis brought on by the de facto Taliban takeover of the country in 2021. The country has been hit by a massive cut in much-needed international aid, as well as by Western sanctions and a
Ariana: In the last 45 days, more than four hundred people have died of pneumonia across the country, officials said adding that most of them were children. The Ministry of Public Health says that during this period, nearly 190,000 people contracted pneumonia across the country. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Pneumonia cases have spiked in Afghanistan, leaving an untold number of children dead due to the lack of healthcare facilities in the country, Save the Children, a leading humanitarian organization for children, said on Monday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Health News 629 Covid-19 Cases Recorded in 24 Hours in 17
AOPNEWS | January 25, 2016 Poverty, lack of adequate facilities and medical care in Afghanistan’s remote areas, and the cold weather is making it easy for diseases like pneumonia to kill people, especially children in Afghanistan. Health officials in Faryab province told Afghanistan’s Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) today that 2000 children have so far been