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  • PRO/EDR> Chikungunya (12): Asia (Pakistan)

    Chikungunya -- Pakistan
    An outbreak of the mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya was confirmed in city's [Karachi] coastal areas after around 840 people were reported by health authorities to have contracted the virus in the first 15 days of April [2017] only. Of these, 198 patients were confirmed to have contracted the virus by the National Institute of Health in Islamabad.
    The areas from where the highest numbers of cases were reported include Ibrahim Hyderi, Keamari, Malir and Lyari among others. "The NIH,