WHO EMRO Weekly Epidemiological Monitor: Volume 10, Issue 46 (12 November 2017)

from World Health Organization
Published on 12 Nov 2017 View Original

Current major event

Deaths from Dengue in Pakistan

Pakistan is endemic for Dengue fever (DF) since 1994. The country faced a number of repeated outbreaks in different provinces during last two decades. The recorded peak transmission season of DF virus is during July to October/ November. This year an outbreak was reported from the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 69 deaths reported from this outbreak so far.