Dengue confirmed among seven patients in Haripur
HARIPUR: At-least 18 suspected patients of dengue fever Wednesday admitted in Dengue Ward of District Headquarters Hospital Haripur where 7 were confirmed with the disease after blood analysis from National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad.
According to District Health Officer (DHO) office, Haripur 18 suspected patients of Dengue fever including children, women, and men were admitted in the isolation ward of DHQ hospital. The patients belonged to villages Doian, Teer, Lora Chowk, Khalabat and Haripur city, DHO also established an isolation ward for the Dengue fever at DHQ hospital and appointed Dr. TahirAngaiz as a focal person.
Residents of the affected villages and Haripur city have claimed that the Dengue fever is spreading in a rapid pace but the concerned authority is not taking notice and even they are not spraying in the areas.