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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pakistan : 129 more dengue cases reported in Lahore

Via The Express Tribune, cases of confirmed dengue climbs in Pakistan :

" Another 129 people tested positive for the Dengue infection in hospitals across the city on Tuesday.

Nine cases were reported from other Punjab cities. The number of total cases reported so far in Punjab has reached 664, a report by Health Department said.

Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif directed on Tuesday that all resources be utilised for controlling the disease and warned that no negligence in this regard would be tolerated.

He also assigned ministers and MPAs to personally supervise the campaign against dengue and visit hospitals to monitor treatment facilities for dengue patients.

Provincial Minister for Education Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman, National Assembly member Muhammad Afzal Khokhar Provincial Assembly members Dr Tahir Ali Javed, Dr Saeed Elahi, Health Secretary, Information Secretary and Lahore District Coordination Officer present at the meeting chaired by CM to review the arrangement."

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