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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Pakistan : Dengue claims five more lives in Lahore

Via Pakistan Times :

" LAHORE: Five more people died on Tuesday from the Dengue pushing the overall death toll to 49 in the city, a report said.

There is still no respite from the virus as the death toll is continuously rising across the province.
Attendants accompanying patients complained that the teams have not yet carried out fumigation in their areas despite government orders.

Meanwhile the provincial health department appealed that only one person should come with the patient to the hospital to avoid crowd. According to the health department, medical experts from Sri Lanka advised that people should only come to the hospital if their fever does not subside in three days."

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