Pakistan Press International » National 2012-12-31 10:38:04

Shahdadkot, Sindh: The outbreak of measles has also been reported in Qambar-Shahdadkot district where two children have died and several others have been admitted at public and private hospitals.

According to reports one year Sameer died of measles in Soomra locality of Miro Khan Tehsil town while one and half a year Pervez Jagirani died at village Purano (old) Tharo.

It is said that over one and half a dozen children suffering from measles have been admitted at public and private hospitals. The authorities have taken no especial measures against spread of measles in the district.

Meanwhile, PPI correspondent from Mirpur Mathelo reported that two more children died of measles in nearby villages of Mathelo. They are 3-year Farman Gabol of village Nathu Gabol and 4-year Asif of village Khan Muhammad. The government has not yet started vaccination drive in Ghotki district.

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