Gilgit, September 22: Doctors in Gilgit have confirmed the presence of Dengue virus in a Rangers official. Another man has been put on observation.
According to sources an official of Punjab Rangers who came back to Gilgit city from Lahore has been confirmed as a patient of Dengue fever. Another man belonging to Ghizar District has been put on observation and tests are being conducted to ascertain whether his ailment is caused by the virus that has played havoc with lives of people in Punjab and Sindh.The patients are present at the DHQ hospital Gilgit.
The GB government seems to be ill prepared for tackling the fever. Government officials have urged the communities to keep their surroundings clean and report to doctors in case of high fever or bleeding from ear and mouth.