LAHORE (PR) - The military doctors have so far successfully treated over 4,500 patients for dengue fever ever since the initiation of a proactive support plan by Pakistan Army on 12 September to control the raging epidemic in Lahore and its surroundings.
Pakistan Army is extending all possible assistance free of cost to the general public through a well orchestrated and comprehensive blood screening and medical treatment facility at 12 medical camps established in suburbs of Lahore Cantonment. According to details more than 92,068 patients have reported at these medical camps of which 66,839 were screened for diagnosing any suspected symptoms. The Army doctors provided free treatment to over 4,500 confirmed cases of dengue detained either at medical camps or admitted in CMH Lahore.
The administration of Lahore Garrison besides free medical treatment of civil patients has also undertaken a massive fogging and fumigation campaign in Cantonment and its periphery to target all possible breeding areas of the dreadful virus.