About My Health Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Karachi Battling 27 Fresh Dengue Cases

by Kathy Jones on September 15, 2013 at 8:25 PM
Font : A-A+

 Karachi Battling 27 Fresh Dengue Cases

Geo News has reported that twenty-seven more dengue fever cases were detected in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Saturday, raising the total to 1,107 this year.

Of them 1,107 were detected in Karachi alone and 63 in the rest of the province, said M. Shakeel Aamir Mullick, a health official, adding 27 new cases were reported in Karachi Saturday alone.

Advertisement

He also said 11 dengue patients died in Karachi this year, adding 41 dengue patients were still admitted to different hospitals of the Sindh, while 12 patients were discharged from hospitals after treatment in the city.

Dengue fever, a disease transmitted by a mosquito bite, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus.

Source: IANS
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
News Category
What's New on Medindia
Contraceptive Pills in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Curtail Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Mushroom May Help Cut Down the Odds of Developing Depression
How to Battle Boredom during COVID
View all

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Dengue Fever Dengue / Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Mosquito Diseases Dengue and Homeopathy Chikungunya and Homeopathy Chikungunya Dengue Top 15 Doīs and Donīts for Preventing and Managing Dengue Fever Dengue Vaccine 

Recommended Reading
Dengue / Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general information about Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic ......
Dengue
Dengue is a tropical disease caused by mosquitoes carrying the dengue virus. Symptoms include ......
Mosquito Diseases
Mosquito-borne diseases, like malaria, filaria, dengue, etc are common in places conducive of ......
Chikungunya
Chikungunya is a viral disease spread by mosquito bites; it causes fever, severe joint pain and ......
Dengue Vaccine
Several dengue vaccines are under development. Dengvaxia, Sanofi’s live-attenuated tetravalent dengu...

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2021

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use