KARACHI: One more death caused by the brain-eating amoeba has been reported in the city, raising the death toll to 10 since April.
According to Naegleria Control Committee focal person Dr Zafar Mehdi, 25-year-old Ahmed was admitted at a private hospital for the past few days.
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Sources said that the patient died during treatment on Wednesday, while the provincial health department was informed on Thursday.
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Karachi Water and Sewerage Board officials will collect samples from the residential area of the deceased.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 24th, 2015.
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