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Afghanistan Detects 3 Suspected Coronavirus Cases Linked to Outbreak in Iran

Health officials in Afghanistan reported three suspected cases of coronavirus Sunday in a western province next to the border with Iran, where the outbreak of the disease has killed at least eight people amid a rise in new cases.

The reported cases prompted the Afghan government to temporarily suspend air and land travel with Iran and halt the import of chicken and eggs from the neighboring country, said an official statement.

An Afghan health ministry spokesman in Kabul told VOA the three patients have been admitted to an isolated ward in the provincial center of Herat.

Waheedullah Mayar said blood samples of the read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com