16 killed, over 9,000 affected by dengue across Pakistan

Khabarhub

September 20, 2019

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16 killed, over 9,000 affected by dengue across Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: The dengue fever outbreak has killed 16 persons and affected 9,634 others across Pakistan so far in this year, creating panic among the public.

Chief of Disease Surveillance Division at the National Institute of Health Islamabad Rana Safdar told that as of Friday morning 2,132 cases have been reported from southern Sindh province, 2,816 from eastern Punjab, 1,772 from southwest Balochistan, 1,612 from northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, 1,210 from capital Islamabad and 92 from Pakistan-controlled Kashmir region.

According to the official, as many as eight affected people lost their lives in Sindh, three each in Islamabad and Balochistan and two in Punjab.

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