Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has ordered investigation into the incident of death of five children due to diphtheria during last few days in nearby villages of Kasur.
He said that emergent steps should be taken for overcoming the disease and vaccination of children completed at the earliest. He said that teams of Health Department should perform duty actively and spare no effort in controlling the disease.
He said that a detailed report should be submitted regarding spreading of disease and the responsible of negligence be determined and action taken against them. The Chief Minister has expressed sorrow and grief with the bereaved families of the children.