health and foodDengue claims another life in Karachifile photoNovember 12, 2019 Salima BhuttoKARACHI: Dengue fever virus on Tuesday claimed another life in Sindh’s capital.The total number of people killed by dengue in the Karachi has now reached 4,563 since 1st January 2019. The death toll has been raised to 34 so far.The victim was identified as a three-year-old boy who was undergoing treatment at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he breathed his last today.Yesterday, Nadir Ali, 32, a resident of Nazimabad died to dengue fever.The dengue outbreak has affected 11,520 patients in Karachi.In this regard, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail earlier inaugurated an anti-dengue campaign in Karachi where he had also announced that a camp would conduct free blood tests of the citizens.Read also: More than 19000 dengue cases treated: Zafar MirzaDengue is rapidly spreading throughout Pakistan. According to the spokesperson of the anti-dengue program, the highest number of victims has been reported from Karachi.Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease in recent years. The virus is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly. It also transmits chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika infection. The dengue virus has no specific treatment or cure. The one affected with the virus rest, drink plenty of fluids and consult a doctor.Download MM News mobile application and keep yourself updated. Tags: dengue Karachi live MM group mm news mm tvRelated news health and food September 16, 2023 People who stay up late likely to develop diabetes: Study health and food June 27, 2023 Medical experts advise to eat sacrificial meat in moderation on Eid-ul-Azha health and food June 22, 2023 Watching true crime shows to relax is a massive red flag, warn psychologists health and food June 14, 2023 Precautions for Biparjoy cyclone: ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’ts’ health and food June 10, 2023 Do you know medical benefits of mango? Karachi June 5, 2023 Sindh introduces Hariyali Hub to recycle plastic waste in dust bins health and food June 2, 2023 Congo virus claims six lives Balochistan Karachi June 1, 2023 Cattle market of sacrificial animals setup at Karachi Northern Bypass health and food May 31, 2023 World No Tobacco: Can smokers quit smoking?