Dengue havoc continues in flood-hit Pakistan

Dengue havoc continues in flood-hit Pakistan

Dengue continues to spread in Pakistan, largely attributed to severe floods caused by heavy monsoon rains since mid-June. In the last 24 hours, 419 new dengue cases were reported across Sindh, most of them in the provincial capital Karachi (343), Xinhua news agency quoted the local health department as saying.

With the Addition of New Cases, the Total Number of Cases in Sindh This Year Has Increased to 7,951

Meanwhile, 385 new cases were reported in Punjab province, of which 186 were reported in Lahore and 100 in Rawalpindi.

The Total Number of Dengue Cases in Punjab This Year Has Now Gone Up to 4,921

In the same period, 213 more people were diagnosed with dengue in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The total number of dengue cases in the province has gone up to 6,625.

68 New Cases Were Reported in Islamabad, Taking the Total Number to 1,991

The government has launched an anti-dengue campaign, including raising public awareness and taking special measures at hotspots to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease.

Dengue Mosquitoes Breed in Pots Filled with Water or in Stagnant Water

In severe cases of dengue, problems like joint pain, nausea, vomiting, rashes, difficulty in breathing, bleeding from the mouth bother.

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