Pakistan Health Advisory : Sumbal hit with Hepatitis-B outbreak

Posted on February 28, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Warning, Travel Health

As reported by, “Hepatitis-B has broken out in Sumbal area of north Kashmir, doctors confirmed Wednesday. The medicos blamed chemists and diagnostics centers “operating in unhygienic conditions” for spread of infection. A local news gathering agency CNS reported that at least seven cases of Hepatitis-B had been detected so far in Sumbal tehsil and the medical team had been deputed to the area to prevent it from spreading further.” Read Article

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