MULTAN: Three more dengue patients have been admitted to Nishtar Hospital in Multan on Monday. According to health officials, Chowk Kumharan Wala resident 43-year-old Muhammad Ramzan, Mailsi resident 28-year-old Dr Yasin and Peoples Colony Vehari resident 26-year-old Saadia have tested positive for the dengue virus. All three patients had recently travelled to Lahore and doctors said that Bilal Khan and Zuneer Zafar were already under treatment. Sajad Hussain asked to be discharged from the hospital against medical advice. Nishtar Hospital officials have reported a total of 17 Dengue cases between August 18 and September 4. Twelve patients have been discharged by hospital authorities.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 6th, 2011.