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28 Cases of H1N1 Reported in Karachi Hospital

Karachi (January 9, 2018): A private hospital in Karachi has confirmed 28 cases of the H1N1 (seasonal influenza A), with several other patients complaining of symptoms similar to that of the deadly disease.

Director Health Karachi Dr Tahir Aziz said that till now 28 cases have been reported of the seasonal influenza at a private hospital in Karachi.He said that several other people have also been admitted after experiencing symptoms related to seasonal influenza, and medical tests are being undertaken to ascertain if they are suffering from the disease.H1N1 (seasonal influenza A) is a deadly disease which can spread through contact with the bacteria discharged by an infected person’s coughing and sneezing. Pregnant women, senior citizens, and children are susceptible to the disease.

Meanwhile, at least 17 people have died in the past 23 days after contracting seasonal influenza in Multan.

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