Dengue epidemic continues to wreak havoc in Karachi

KARACHI: Dengue surveillance cell reported the tally of these contaminated with the mosquito borne dengue virus has surpassed 15500 victims within the province of Sindh on Monday.

The most important metropolis of the province, Karachi reported 97 recent instances of dengue.

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95% of the sufferers recognized with the harmful virus belong to the metropolis the place 14500 individuals have been recognized with the virus to date.

Dengue surveillance has additionally revealed that 42 individuals have died as a result of epidemic all through the province.

The most recent victims, a lady, resident of North Nazimabad and a three-month-old child of Gulshan-e-Malir handed away in a non-public hospital of the metropolis as a result of dengue fever.

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Yemen is can also be reportedly grappling with an epidemic of dengue fever, including to its woes of struggle and cholera, the Purple Cross stated on November 26.

Whereas UN officers lately stated the depth of the struggle has eased, Yemen nonetheless faces a really dire humanitarian state of affairs, stated Robert Mardini, head of the Worldwide Committee of the Purple Cross’s delegation on the UN.



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