Congo Virus claims 3 lives in 2 months


 PESHAWAR Aug 17 (TNS): After life-threatening Dengue fever the deadly Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever better known as Congo Virus has also gone berserk here once again. During the last two months Congo Virus has claimed three lives.

What is even more threatening is that according to sources 20 patients suspected to be suffering from Congo Virus are undergoing treatment at various private hospitals here.

It may be mentioned here that during the last three years 17 people have died from Congo Virus at government hospitals here.