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Effective actions to control dengue fever are being taken, Dr. Zafar

Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza says under directions of the Prime Minister steps are being taken on emergency basis to control outbreak of dengue fever. 

Speaking at a meeting regarding dengue in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the dengue patients are being provided with free medical treatment facilities in hospitals.

He said over ninety percent dengue patients are not required to be admitted in hospitals. He requested the dengue patients to bring National Identity Cards and provide their address to staff of the hospital so that the surveillance teams could ensure anti-dengue spray around their houses.

The Special Assistant said mostly the dengue cases are being reported in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. He said all the stakeholders and the administration are cooperative to eradicate the dengue virus.

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