KP govt declares 7 districts sensitive for chikungunya disease

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KP govt declares 7 districts sensitive for chikungunya disease

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department has decided to declare seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa sensitive for chikungunya disease.

Health Department said two teams have been sent to hospitals in Swabi's Chota Lahor and informed the health officials about the threat of the disease outspread,reported private news channel(Dunya News).

Chikungunya disease is caused by the bite of a specific mosquito which causes fever and muscles pain to the affected person. The affected person also feels severe headache and allergy.

The blood samples of four suspected chikungunya cases from Mardan and Swabi have been sent for laboratory tests and their results are awaited. The Health Department has also decided to carry out fumigation at all the bus stands of the province. (APP)

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