EBOLA - Signs and symptoms

ISIS fighters ‘have contracted Ebola’: World Health Organization investigating reports militants showed up at Iraqi hospital with lethal disease

  • Militants allegedly attended hospital in Mosul showing signs of disease
  • WHO spokesman said they are trying to ‘reach out’ to officials in ISIS areas
  • Disease reportedly brought to Mosul by ‘terrorists from several countries’
  • Extremist group said to have executed 11 Mosul doctors in past few weeks

The World Health Organization is investigating reports that ISIS militants have been showing up at an Iraqi hospital with Ebola.

According to three media outlets an undisclosed number of militants displaying signs of the disease attended a hospital in the ISIS-held city of Mosul,  250 miles north of Baghdad.

While the reports, from Kurdish and pro-Iraqi sources, remain unconfirmed, WHO spokesman Christy Feig said the group are trying to reach out to officials in ISIS-held areas to offer help.

Infection: Several ISIS militants have arrived at a hospital in Mosul displaying signs of Ebola according to unconfirmed reports

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