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Seasonal influenza claims three more lives in Multan

Seasonal influenza claims three more lives in Multan

MULTAN: Deadly seasonal influenza on Tuesday claimed three more lives in Multan.

The deceased include two women and one man. All of them were under-treatment in Nishtar hospital. The latest deaths have taken the toll to 44 in Multan.

Meanwhile, at least five more cases of seasonal influenza have surfaced in Lahore during 24 hours.

Four of them are under medical care in government hospital while one is admitted in private hospital. A total of 37 patients are being treated in the city’s government hospitals.

Authorities of health department say that the spell of the disease will break with the changes in weather in next couple of days.

The doctors have advised the residents to take precautionary measures and also urged them to hold their proper checkup for timely identification of the disease.

Earlier, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had submitted a resolution in Punjab Assembly against the increasing number of seasonal influenza patients.

The resolution notified that Multan’s people were affected most from this acute disease while the virus has also reached Islamabad, Vehari and Muzaffargarh.

The resolution demanded that steps should be taken across the province on emergency basis to prevent the life-threatening virus.

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