Pakistan: Dozens of new measles cases reported in Punjab region

Posted on May 20, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Travel Health

Another 146 cases of measles were reported between May 17 and 18, taking the total number of measles cases reported in the Punjab to 12,490 in the last five months, according to a report. At least 87 deaths have been reported so far, most of them in Lahore, Gujranwala, Rajanpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Kasur, according to the Health Department. Of the 146 new cases, 56 were reported from hospitals in Lahore. Read article

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