Dengue fever outbreak sets a new record

Rawalpindi: Nearly 3,900 patients have been tested positive for dengue fever at the three teaching hospitals in town so far that has set a new record as in one year alone, more cases have been tested positive as compared to number of patients confirmed positive in previous nine years, from 2006 to 2014.

The allied hospitals in town are still receiving 15 to 20 confirmed cases of dengue fever daily on average despite a significant fall in temperature and the infection has already claimed 13 lives at the three hospitals.


NEO Web Desk

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