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A medical staffer wearing protective gear walks along an entrance at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. / AFP / Hussein FALEH
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A medical staffer wearing protective gear stands in a hallway at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. / AFP / Hussein FALEH
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A medical staffer wearing protective gear inspects chest X-ray scans at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. / AFP / Hussein FALEH
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A woman wearing a surgical mask walks behind a medical staffer wearing protective gear along a hallway at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. / AFP / Hussein FALEH
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A medical staffer wearing protective gear looks on through a doorway at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. / AFP / Hussein FALEH
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(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on April 1, 2020 shows medical staffers on the frontline treating patients of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, posing for a picture while on break at al-Hakim General Hospital in Iraq's central shrine city of Najaf. / AFP / Haidar HAMDANI
Updated 02 April 2020

The fight continues against COVID-19 outbreak

Doctors and medical staff across Iraq's hospitals are exhausting all efforts in a bid to slow the spread of the COVID-19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus.

⁣(Photo courtesy: AFP)⁣