Influenza toll rises to 14 as woman dies in Multan 

January 5, 2018
Samaa Web Desk
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MULTAN: The toll of seasonal influenza cases rose to 14 with the death of another female patient who was tested positive here at Intensive Care Unit of Nishtar hospital.

Nishtar hospital Focal person for infectious diseases, Dr Irfan Arshad said that Zakiya (35) hailed from Muzaffargarh was a suspected seasonal influenza patient who was tested positive.

Zakiya breathed her last at ICU on Wednesday evening, he said and added that she was the third patient who belonged to Muzaffargarh and died at Nishtar.

Fazlan Bibi and Azeem were also from the same city, he informed. Dr Irfan stated that they had received reports of Zakiya today after her death that she was a confirmed seasonal influenza patient. Most of the patients who died of seasonal influenza hailed from Multan, he concluded. –app
Published in Health, Pakistan

Story first published: 5th January 2018


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