ISLAMABAD: Residents of the capital city Islamabad are suffering from dengue and no actions have been taken to kill mosquitoes from the city.
According to Poly’s clinic Executive Director almost 9947 dengue patients were being treated this year.
Presently, 150 patients are under treatment. Hospitals are instructed to provide blood reports within an hour and to work for 24 hours.
Although, bed nets, vector control through spraying and larva source management, sealing of open water containers and distribution of larvicidal chemicals, door-to-door distribution of pamphlets, announcements from mosques and group meetings in the affected communities were distributed but still the number of patients are growing drastically.