Another child dies of measles in Mohmand

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from DAWN Group of Newspapers
Published on 16 Jan 2013 View Original

GHALANAI, Jan 16: Another child has died of measles while several others have been affected by the epidemic in the remote areas of Haleemzai tehsil of Mohmand Agency.

The three-year-old daughter of Hamzal Khan belonged to the Mell village, taking the death toll from the disease to four in the Haleemzai tehsil in two weeks.

Residents of Babi Khel village complained that up till now no health team had visited the area.

However, when contacted agency surgeon Dr Dawood Khan told Dawn that he had visited the affected areas in Haleemzai and ordered vaccination of the children.

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