ABBOTTABAD: A suspected affected person of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) died on the Ayub Educating Hospital (ATH) throughout Eid holidays, hospital and household sources stated on Tuesday. The sources stated one Zaheer admitted to the Medical C Ward of ATH a number of days again died on Sunday.
When contacted, Dr Yasir Gilani stated that the affected person was delivered to the hospital from Haripur in a important situation. He stated that his blood test can be despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Well being (NIH) at the moment. “All his belongings have been despatched for burning in hospital’s incinerator final night time,” he added.
District Well being Officer Abbottabad Dr Faisal Khanzada stated that it will take two weeks to get report from the NIH. The CCHF, also referred to as Congo fever, is a viral illness that happens primarily in animals however people additionally catch it. A variety of CCHF instances have been reported in ATH throughout previous couple of years. One Dr Hasnain Shah, a resident medical officer (RMO) of Ayub Educating Hospital, died of Congo virus in 2010.
Dr Hasnain had caught fever after spending an evening in Bisham in Shangla district the place he had gone to carry out obligation on the well being facility established for flood affectees. He was admitted to the ATH however couldn’t survive. Additionally, 26 instances of dengue fever have been reported thus far in ATH out of which three individuals have died.
Irum Shaheen, 14, hailing from Havelian, died of dengue fever on the ATH on Saturday. Hospital authorities have arrange particular isolation ward the place all suspected sufferers are stored there.
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