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In Sindh 64,000 Diarrhoea Cases Reported

by Rukmani Krishna on  July 30, 2013 at 12:28 AM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
An official said that at least 64,320 cases of diarrhoea have been reported across Pakistan's Sindh province this month.
 In Sindh 64,000 Diarrhoea Cases Reported
In Sindh 64,000 Diarrhoea Cases Reported
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Masood Solangi, additional health secretary for Sindh, said that about 11,000 people were still undergoing treatment in various hospitals, the Daily Times reported Sunday.

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He said there were no deaths due to diarrhoea in July.

Contaminated water and unhygienic food are the main causes of diarrhoea.

Diarrhoea is a symptom of gastrointestinal infection caused by bacterial, viral or parasitic organisms. Severe diarrhoea leads to fluid loss, and may be life-threatening, particularly in children and people who are malnourished or have impaired immunity.

Source: IANS
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