The life-saving drug for the remedy of vital dengue sufferers, Dextran 40, is just not obtainable at Lahore’s pharmacies placing lives of scores of sufferers within the provincial capital at risk, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.
Sources say the well being division is offering Dextran 40 solely to authorities hospitals leaving personal ones within the lurch. They additional reveal that the well being division has supplied a couple of drips to non-public hospitals which aren’t adequate holding in view the truth that a lot of dengue sufferers are coming to non-public well being amenities.
Dengue situation in Islamabad
In Islamabad, the state of affairs of dengue is precarious. There are 45 dengue sufferers within the largest authorities hospital of the federal capital, PIMS. There are not any extra dengue beds obtainable for brand spanking new sufferers.
The spokesperson for the PIMS Hospital stated quickly a brand new dengue ward can be established within the hospital.