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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Pakistan : Almost 65 more suffer from dengue in Punjab

Article via Pakistan Times :

" The number of patients affected by deadly dengue virus continues to grow across the country as another 65 people have been tested positive for mosquito-borne disease.

Another 16 cases of dengue virus have been reported in Karachi. The recent rain spell has further aggravated the already terrible situation.

According to Health Department, 51 new dengue-hit patients have been brought to various hospitals in Punjab. Eight patients have been reported in Faisalabad. While four cases have appeared in Sargodha.

Overall, 1263 cases of dengue virus have been verified in Punjab. According to Sindh Health Department, 16 more cases of dengue have been reported in Karachi."

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