12,500 affected from Malaria


Peshawar—More than 12,500 people were affected from malaria during the last three months in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, says a report issued by the Health Ministry on Saturday. The report says over a thousand malaria patients suffered from severe fever. Malaria tests were conducted on 114,000 people in different hospitals of the province during the last three months, out of which malaria was confirmed in 12,500 patients. The report says no malaria case was reported from nine districts including Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohistan, Mansehra etc.—APP