Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Pakistan - Mysterious disease claims 9 lives in Lower Dir - believed to be Rickettsial

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Pakistan - Mysterious disease claims 9 lives in Lower Dir - believed to be Rickettsial


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Dir_District

    ----------------------------------------------------------
    PAKISTAN Tuesday Sep 25 2018
    Ahsanullah Shakir

    Mysterious disease claims seven lives in Lower Dir

    LOWER DIR: A mysterious disease has caused panic in Bareemki area of Lower Dir, claiming lives of seven people so far.

    According to the health department in Lower Dir, an emergency has been declared following which blood samples of more than 300 affected people were collected and sent for tests.

    ...
    https://www.geo.tv/latest/212387-mys...s-in-lower-dir
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

  • #2
    PAKISTAN Thursday Sep 27 2018 Web Desk

    Experts identify mysterious disease which claimed nine lives in Lower Dir

    PESHAWAR: A disease which has claimed nine lives in Lower Dir is believed to be Rickettsial.

    A notification issued by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) director general health services on Thursday said, “From the available data and consultation with experts, symptoms are suggesting that the disease might be Rickettsial.”

    “It is to inform you all, that any patient with high grade fever from district Lower Dir having close contact with animals and pyrexia of unknown origin should be considered as suspected case of Rickettsial and should be investigated and managed according to interim guidelines,” it added.
    ...

    https://www.geo.tv/latest/212644-exp...s-in-lower-dir
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

    Comment

    Working...
    X