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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Pakistan : Six more die of dengue fever

Via Daily Times :

" KARACHI: Six people died of the deadly dengue virus in the city during last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 12. Provincial Dengue Surveillance Cell head Dr Shakeel Malik said five people died of dengue in September while seven fell victim to the disease in October.

Six deaths were reported from the Aga Khan Hospital while six in other hospitals of the province including seven men and five women, he added. Dozens of people with symptoms of dengue and high fever are being reported daily from government and private hospitals, however, the provincial and federal governments seem the least concerned to take any precautionary measures."

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