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More cases of Chikungunya reported at Karachi hospitals

KARACHI: A large number of the cases of mosquito disease Chikungunya being reported at Karachi's government and privately owned hospitals, ARY News reported on Friday. The visiting team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts, has concluded its visit of the city's hospitals and affected neighborhoods and submitted a guideline of the measures to Sindh health department to tackle the rising numbers of Chikungunya and Dengue cases. The WHO team was arrived in Karachi to provide assistance to the health authorities…

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…