LANDI KOTAL: A cholera outbreak has been reported in Khyber Agency, infecting hundreds of people in Paseedkhel, Charbagh and Landikotal areas.
An official of Landikotal Tehsil’s political administration, Abdul Nabi Bangash, on Sunday confirmed that the disease has turned pandemic in Paseedkhel and Charbagh.
He said that measures are being taken to control the spread of the disease and medical teams, ambulances and required funds are being provided to the local health departments to ensure free treatment to patients.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2011.
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