17 more dengue cases surface in Karachi


Seventeen more dengue cases with fever were detected in Karachi and one in Tando Muhammad Khan during the last one week (from Feb 26 to March 03), according to a report issued here by Dengue Prevention and Control Programme, Sindh.

It may be pointed out that of the total 261 dengue fever cases detected in Sindh since Jan 1, 2016, as many as 250 were reported from Karachi, five from Hyderabad, one each from Tando Muhammad Khan, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Shikarpur and Shaheed Benazirbad.

However, dengue fever has not yet claimed any life during the current year.

Source: Medical News Pakistan

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