At least 10 lives were claimed by dengue in Karachi up till now while more than 800 cases have been confirmed in the Sindh province.
Floods and heavy monsoon rains have now killed 178 people and affected 1.5 million across Pakistan in the last three weeks, disaster management officials said Sunday in updated figures.
A recent study has shown high levels of lead in fish samples collected from different parts of the city.
Provincial Dengue Surveillance Cell of Sindh Health Department has reported that as many as 13 more new cases of Dengue Fever have been registered in the metropolis during the last four days.
As many as 11,851 diarrhoea cases were reported across the province in first week of August, said Additional Secretary Health Sindh Dr Masood Solangi on Thursday.
Monsoon rains triggering floods have killed 84 people across Pakistan in the last week and affected more than 80,000 others, officials said Wednesday, warning of further downpours.
KARACHI, Aug 6: Samples of the fish that died in huge numbers in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) area on Monday would be tested at the Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) a
Samples of the fish that died in huge numbers in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) area on Monday would be tested at the Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) and the marine fi
Seven more dengue viral fever cases were reported in Karachi on Monday, increasing the patients’ toll to 549 during 2013 so far, said Sindh Dengue Surveillance Cell.
Even after a day, situation in Karachi remains 'critical' as at least 20 people have been killed due to torrential rains and floods across the city here on Sunday.
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