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  • #16
    Source: https://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/505...rus-in-Karachi
    One more patient diagnosed with Congo virus in Karachi
    Last Updated On 17 August,2019 06:14 am

    KARACHI (Dunya News) - One more patient diagnosed with deadly Congo virus was admitted in Karachi?s Zia-ud-Din Hospital on Friday, Dunya News reported.

    According to details, 25-year-old Ahmad Shoaib from North Nazimabad was brought to the hospital on August 14. Ahmad Shoaib?s blood samples were sent to laboratory for tests and found positive for the disease...

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    • #17
      Source: https://arynews.tv/en/congo-virus-case-karachi/

      Second case of Congo virus emerges in Karachi
      Web Desk On Aug 19, 2019

      KARACHI: One more case of Congo virus reported in Karachi as a young boy was diagnosed with the disease after being admitted at a hospital in Nazimabad area, ARY News reported on Sunday.

      Doctors confirmed that the 17-year-old boy, named as Qamar Shah who is the resident of Sohrab Goth and worked at a dairy farm, was diagnosed with Congo virus during the initial medical examination tests.

      It is pertinent to mention here that the first case of Congo virus was report on February 11 in the metropolis as a woman, Tazeem Faizan, had been brought to Jinnah Hospital in critical condition.

      In 2018, at least 16 deaths had been reported in Karachi from the life-threatening virus, whereas, 41 patients majorly from Quetta ? Balochistan were diagnosed with it...

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      • #18
        Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/514...or-congo-virus

        Three moretest positive for Congo virus
        Our Correspondent
        August 19, 2019

        Three more patients, including a teenager, tested positive for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), commonly known as Congo virus, in Karachi on Sunday, who are being treated at isolations wards at various public and private hospitals in Karachi, health officials said.

        ?Hamza Burfat, a 46-year-old resident of Lasi Goth in New Karachi, was brought to Civil Hospital Karachi on Saturday on the complaints of blood from nose and mouth and other symptoms. On the suspicion of him being infected with Congo virus, he was kept in isolation and his samples were sent for analysis, which tested positive for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF),? said Dr Khadim Hussain Qureshi, the medical superintendent of Dr Ruth KM Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) as he spoke to The News on Sunday.

        He added that another patient, who was identified as 40-year-old Nawab Ali, a resident of Khamiso Goth New Karachi, was also brought to the hospital with internal and external bleeding and other symptoms. His medical tests also confirmed that he had contracted Congo virus...

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        • #19
          Source: http://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/5056...ves-in-Karachi

          Congo virus claims three lives in Karachi
          Last Updated On 20 August,2019 05:45 am
          The death toll from Congo virus during ongoing year climbed to 12 in Karachi.

          KARACHI (Dunya News) ? At least three people lost their lives to the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever, commonly referred to as Congo fever, in various hospitals of Karachi on Monday, Dunya News reported.

          According to details, Shabbir of Mowach Goth area of Karachi died at Civil Hospital while Syed Asad Ali Rizvi who was brought to Indus Hospital on August 17 also died...

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          • #20
            Source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/2038337...t-dies-quetta/


            The Express Tribune
            Suspected Congo virus patient dies in Quetta
            By ​ Our Correspondent
            Published: August 21, 2019

            QUETTA:
            A man admitted to Quetta?s Fatima Jinnah Hospital on suspicion of having contracted the Congo virus died on Tuesday, while the blood samples of another patient suspected to have the disease have been sent to Karachi.

            According to details, 19-year-old Abdul Salam, a resident of Satellite Town in the provincial capital, was admitted to the hospital while suffering from severe fever and bleeding. His blood samples had been sent to Karachi, but he died before the arrival of the report...

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            • #21
              Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/201...ce-in-karachi/

              Two more Congo fever cases surface in Karachi
              by Staff Report , (Last Updated 6 hours ago)

              KARACHI: Two more Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases surfaced in the city on Thursday, taking the reported toll of cases to 27 in the provincial metropolis during the current year.

              The patients have been identified as 54-year-old Zulhaja Shah and the 32-year-old Muhammad Kafeel. Zulhaja and Kafeel are being treated in different private hospitals after testing positive for the CCHF...

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              Source: https://www.urdupoint.com/en/health/...th-695382.html

              Provincial Govt Confirms 14 Congo Virus Deaths In Karachi
              Sumaira FH 2 minutes ago Thu 22nd August 2019 | 06:45 PM

              KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Aug, 2019 ) :Sindh Health Department here on Thursday confirmed 14 Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), or Congo Virus, induced deaths in Karachi during the current month.

              A concerned official sharing details of the measures being adopted to prevent the disease said a total of 26 cases were reported at different private and public care facilities while 14 of them died...

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              • #22
                Source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/452929/sev...sed-in-quetta/
                Seven suspected Congo fever patients hospitalised in Quetta
                August 24, 2019

                The Congo fever situation in Balochistan has worsened as seven more suspected Congo fever patients were hospitalised in the provincial capital on Friday. According to administration of Fatima Jinnah Hospital Quetta, seven suspected Congo fever patients hailing from Quetta and Pishin was admitted in hospital of which condition of two was critical..

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                • #23
                  Source: https://arynews.tv/en/man-dies-in-la...d-congo-fever/


                  Man dies in Lahore hospital, diagnosed Congo fever
                  Web Desk On Aug 24, 2019
                  Congo virus death, Lahore

                  LAHORE: The National Institute of Health (NIH) has confirmed Congo virus infection in a patient who died at a hospital in Lahore, ARY News reported on Saturday.

                  The NIH lab has confirmed Congo virus in a Lahore resident Arif 46, who was admitted at Mayo Hospital of the city and his blood samples were sent to the NIH for medical tests.

                  The patient later died at the hospital...

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                  • #24
                    Source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/201...-patient-dies/


                    Another Congo patient dies in Quetta
                    by INP , (Last Updated 4 hours ago)

                    QUETTA: Another Congo fever patient died during treatment while four new cases were surfaced here on Sunday.

                    Head of Infectious Diseases Section Head at Fatima Jinnah Hospital Dr Sadiq said that a Congo fever patient who was under treatment at the hospital expired after which the death toll due to the disease during the ongoing year has mounted to four, whereas the total number of cases that have surfaced in the country this year now stands at 19.

                    Dr Sadiq further said that two more patients are admitted at the hospital and their test reports will come on Monday.

                    He said that they were brought to the hospital after experiencing bleeding from mouths and noses in addition to running high temperatures...

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                    • #25
                      Source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/2046548...ported-quetta/

                      Three more Congo virus cases reported in Quetta
                      By Mohammad Zafar
                      Published: September 1, 2019

                      QUETTA:
                      Congo virus cases are on the rise in Balochistan with three more suspected patients admitted to Quetta?s Fatima Jinnah Hospital diagnosed with the disease on Saturday.

                      This took the tally of confirmed Congo virus cases to 25 in Balochistan this year.

                      The virus has also claimed five lives, according to Dr Sadiq, the head of the ward at the hospital where Congo fever patients are treated...

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                      • #26
                        Man dies of Congo fever in Quetta
                        Muhammad Atif Ali
                        7 hours ago


                        Another patient died of the Congo virus in Quetta?s Fatima Jinnah Hospital on Friday.

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                        So far, 47 people suspected to have the disease have been admitted to Fatima Jinnah Hospital, out of which 26 were diagnosed with the virus. Six people have died from the disease.
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                        https://www.samaa.tv/news/2019/09/ma...ver-in-quetta/
                        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                        • #27
                          Congo claims another life in Karachi
                          PPI

                          SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

                          227917_2376235_updatesA Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) patient died in a private hospital of Karachi, increasing the death toll from the tick-born viral disease to 17 in the city this year. The Sindh Health Department confirmed the death of a 52-year old man, Habib Khan, a resident of Lyari, who died in a private hospital due to the Congo viral fever. The patient was brought to the hospital a few days ago with a fever, where he was diagnosed as a Congo patient. The tick-born viral disease has infected 36 people this year so far, out of which 17 have died.
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                          https://dailytimes.com.pk/465640/con...fe-in-karachi/
                          Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                          The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                          • #28
                            Man dies of Congo fever in Hyderabad
                            Samaa Digital
                            2 hours ago


                            A man died of Congo fever on Thursday night, taking the death toll from the disease in the country to 19.

                            The deceased has been identified as 50-year-old Yaqoob Hussain, a farmer from Mirpurkhas.

                            He died during treatment at the Liaquat Medical Hospital in Hyderabad.
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                            https://www.samaa.tv/news/2019/10/ma...-in-hyderabad/
                            Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                            • #29
                              Source: https://pakobserver.net/two-more-con...cases-surface/


                              Two more congo fever cases surface
                              By admin -
                              August 23, 2019

                              Two more Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) patient was surfaced in Karachi on Thursday, taking the reported toll of cases to 27 in the city during the current year.
                              The patients have been identified as 54-year-old Zulhaja Shah and the 32-year-old Muhammad Kafeel. Zulhaja and Kafeel are being treated in different private hospitals after testing positive for the CCHF...

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                              • #30
                                Source: https://pakobserver.net/congo-virus-...ly-reaches-20/

                                Congo virus claims another life, tally reaches 20
                                By admin -
                                November 12, 2019

                                A man, who was diagnosed with the deadly Congo virus earlier, died at a hospital in Karachi on Monday. According to the health department, the death toll due to the deadly virus has jumped to 20 this year, so far...

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