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India-Pakistan
Punjab measles death toll rises to nine
2013-01-24
[Dawn] A one-year-old child who had been suffering from measles died in Lahore on Wednesday, taking the corpse count in the current outbreak in Punjab to nine, DawnNews reported.

The child passed away in Lahore's Children's Hospital where he had been admitted for treatment.

Official figures say nine deaths due to measles had so far been reported in the province, whereas over 1,400 children were currently suffering from the disease.

Moreover, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had earlier directed the provincial administration to come up with an emergency plan to ensure vaccination in order to eliminate the disease.

The outbreak of the disease in Punjab comes as Sindh continues to battle the epidemic which has claimed over 200 lives in the southern province.
Posted by:Fred

#2  But, no one is answering the important question: Were the measles fired by the juice?
Posted by: M. Murcek   2013-01-24 17:53  

#1  Vaccines or not, they figure it is an American plot either way.
Posted by: JohnQC   2013-01-24 10:05  

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