3 die of Congo virus


QUETTA: Two of eleven patients suffering from Congo virus including a woman have died while condition of three others is serious.

According to details eleven patients suffering from Congo virus were brought to Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Hospital here during the past four days. They were brought form Quetta, Pishin, Chaman, Mastung and Afghanistan. Of these tow have died while condition of three of them is very serious.

Incharge Epidemic diseases Dr Naseer Muhammad told that Congo virus has shifted among the people from sacrificial animals. For the last four days number of patients suffering from Congo virus was increasing.

He said this is only one hospital in whole of Balochistan where treatment of patients suffering from Congo virus is carried out. Such patients are also brought from Afghanistan at the hospital whereas this hospital lacks of facilities.