Congo fever claims two life in Quetta

Thursday 08 June 2017 2 months ago 87   Quetta   Print

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Report  Web desk : QUETTA: At least two men died of Congo fever at Jat FATIMA Jinnah Hospital here on Thursday. As per details, the incharge Pandemic Diseases Department Dr. Naseer Ahmad informed that the patient hails from Kuchlak area of Balochistan province. Three patients suspected to be suffering from Congo Fever are under treatment at the Hospital and Dr Naseer informed that their blood samples will be send to Karachi for the test. Dr Naseer said that resident of Dakki Abdul Karim was brought to the Hospital six days ago for blood oozing from nose and mouth. The poor man could not afford to have the test that costs over Rs 6,000. Dr. Naseer said that Abdul Karim, who is a shepherd, has 90 percent symptoms of suffering from Congo Fever. (01)