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Friday, November 4, 2011

Pakistan : Four more fall to dengue in City

Via The Nation :

" The ruthless dengue virus put to sword four more people including one woman on Thursday, taking the death toll till today to 337.

Besides taking lives of persons in a day, the deadly virus forced hundreds of Lahorites to approach public sector hospitals and private healthcare centres for preliminary tests, confirming 118 new cases and as such taking the overall tally to 31979.

Khalida Bibi, 60, a resident of Akbari Gate, breathed her last at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Shehroz, 11, of Youhanabad died at Children’s Hospital, Muhammad Khaliq, 45, of Babu Sabu at Jinnah Hospital while Muhammad Shahbaz, 45, of Muhafiz Town died at Ittefaq Hospital.

Out of 118 new dengue cases, 18 were tested positive at Mayo Hospital, 15 at Services Hospital, 12 at Jinnah Hospital, 10 at Lahore General Hospital, four at Children’s Hospital and three at institute of Public Health while 48 were reported from private healthcare centres in the City."

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