Congo virus claims another life in Quetta

12:38 PM | 16 Sep, 2016
Congo virus claims another life in Quetta
QUETTA (Web Desk) - One more patient of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus has died in Quetta raising concerns for the deadly virus.

According to the details, the deceased Aurangzeb was carried to Fatima Jinnah Hospital a few days ago. The 55-year-old was brought from Ziarat city to Quetta for treatment but he lost his life.

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Spokesperson isolation ward maintained that another congo patient is still battling the disease in the hospital.

Death toll from the Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever or Congo virus in Pakistan has climbed to 19 this year, with five deaths reported in Karachi, twelve in Quetta and two in Bahawalpur, Geo News reported.