Nawabshah, Sindh: Three more children died on measles near Nawabshah while more than two dozen hospitalized on Tuesday as the epidemic hit the area.
Four years old Muhammad Ashid and his three years old sister Muskan daughter of a labour Niaz Muhammad Zardari died at village Ghundio near Sakrand, while three years old Ramsha died at Goth Lal Bux Brohi. Some two dozen children suffering from measles have been hospitalized including 8year Farooq Zardari, 3year Hoor, Taj Muhammad Zardari, Soni, Gudi, Ghulam Fareed, Naheed and Sughra.
The health department has yet to rush medical teams to the affected areas. EDO Health Dr Bahadar could not be contacted despite several attempts to get his comment.