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Measles takes lives of nine more childrens

Lahore: The outbreak has claimed lives of nine more children in Lahore, alarming the authorities to necessary measures to bring the situation under control. According to sources, five minors died in Children Hospital, three others passed away in Mayo Hospital and another child died in Jinnah Hospital. According to sources, ... Read More »

Measles is a vaccine preventable disease: Prof. Dr. Maaz Ahmed

Lahore: Measles is a vaccine preventable disease and in Pakistan in this pre-spring season incidence of about 3000 cases is a reflection that primary vaccination program of EPI has certain weaknesses which needs redressal and eradication. Rich fatty diet, high protein content & Vitamin A supplementation can check mortality due ... Read More »

Measles deaths unacceptable: HRCP

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the rising death toll in the measles epidemic that has claimed the lives of nearly 500 children across the country in the last few weeks. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Commission said: “HRCP notes with great alarm that ... Read More »

Measles situation in Punjab is not like that prevailing in the Sindh

Lahore: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab for Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that with regard to measles outbreak, the situation in Punjab is not like that prevailing in the Sindh province. However, the Special Assistant pointed out that Punjab government has taken all necessary effective steps to ensure ... Read More »

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