Chikungunya thrives in Karachi’s five towns


KARACHI: As the number of victims of the mosquito-borne chikungunya disease has already climbed to over 4,400 this year, a recent survey shows the incidence of the disease is greater in the city’s five towns.

Officials in the Sindh health ministry said their officials together with a team of the World Health Organisation surveyed the five towns of the city and assessed the dangers posed by the germ.

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