One baby dies of measles

LARKANA: A newborn baby expired due to measles in Paeds Medicine Department of Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Wednesday.

The CMCH Medical Superintendent, Dr Ali Gohar Dahri, confirmed that eight babies were admitted to the department which include four-year Rukhsana, three-year Munwar, Bakhtawar of Kambar, Raza Mohammad of Ratodero, four-year Soonh, two-year Sadori, Rizwan of Jacobabad and Nadim of Dokri.

Dr. Dahri said that only one baby-boy, two and half year old Sanaullah died who was resident of Ratodero. He termed baseless news reports that more deaths had taken place in the Paeds Medicine Department of Chandka Hospital.