4,500 recover from dengue at Army camp
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.
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.
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.