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45 more suspected patients of Chikungunya virus admitted at hospital

KARACHI: Around 45 more patients suspected of mosquito-disease Chikungunya have been admitted at Government Hospital Saudabad in Malir district of Karachi, ARY News reported on Friday. The hospital staff have collected blood samples of the yet un-diagnosed patients and being sent to laboratories for confirmation of the infection. National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad had confirmed presence of Chikungunya virus in Karachi on Thursday as three patients were diagnosed with the virus. NIH had initially taken…

WATCH: Things to know about the ‘mysterious disease’ wreaking havoc in Karachi

Around 82 patients of a yet un-diagnosed disease have been admitted at hospitals in Karachi as the mystery health disorder reached epidemic proportions in the city’s Malir area. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The health department and experts have failed to diagnose the disease yet, which is being termed by some as Chikungunya, due to the symptoms in patients. Ministry of National Health Services and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday said no case of Chikungunya Virus has yet been confirmed in Karachi and any…

82 patients of ‘mystery disease’ admitted at Karachi hospitals

KARACHI: Around 82 patients of a yet un-diagnosed disease have been admitted at hospitals in Karachi as the mystery health disorder has reached to epidemic proportions in the city's Malir area. The heallth department and experts have failed to diagnose the disease yet, which is being termed by some as Chikungunya, due to the symptoms in patients. The government's health department has sent the samples taken from the patients to laboratories to identify the disease, which has infected several persons in Saudabad,…

Health Ministry, WHO rubbish reports of Chikungunya Virus in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of National Health Services and World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said no case of Chikungunya Virus has yet been confirmed in Karachi and any information circulated in this regard is incorrect and misleading. In a joint statement issued by Ministry and WHO says there have been unconfirmed reports of the presence of Chikungunya virus in Karachi, especially in the areas of Malir but no case of Chikungunya Virus has  yet been confirmed till date and any information circulated with regard to…