by Sheela Philomena on  April 21, 2013 at 9:46 AM General Health News
 Four Kids Die of Measles
In Pakistan's northwest tribal region four children have died while 20 others have fallen ill due to a measles epidemic, says report.

Two brothers - six-year-old Saniyal and four-year-old Hamid - died in Nihag area of Upper Dir, the Daily Times reported.

Three other children are under treatment at a local hospital.

In Khaisra area of Nowshera, nine children of a family were hospitalised after being diagnosed with measles. Four-year-old Aleena died during treatment.

Eight children are under treatment in two hospital of Peshawar.

Source: IANS

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