1002 dengue patients in nine months: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar
Karachi, September 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that since January 2015 to September 2015, the number of dengue virus affected patients is 1002, out of which 3 patients have died. This he said in a statement issued here on Wednesday. He said that since 31 August to 6 September, 155 patients in Karachi, 03 patients in Hyderabad, 03 patients in Lahore and one patient in Ghotki, had been detected with dengue fever.
He added, ‘ Due to effective measures taken by Sindh Health Department with the collaboration of other departments and stakeholders the decrease has been witnessed in the patients of Dengue and health Department Sindh has provided better facilities of treatment for the patients of Dengue.’ Besides this Dr. Masood Solangi Program Manager Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh has told that awareness drive against Dengue virus is in full swing and now drive is going on in Hyderabad and other districts of Sindh.
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