Congo virus death toll in Karachi rises to 10 as 25-year-old dies at Jinnah hospital

September 10, 2018

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Congo virus claimed another life in Karachi on Monday as a 25-year-old man died at Jinnah hospital.

The man, identified as Haider Ali, was a resident of Mehmoodabad and was brought to the hospital two days ago.

This is the 10th Congo virus-related death this year.

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The health department had earlier said it would conduct spraying operations to rid the city of ticks carrying the virus but nothing has been done.