Dog-bite victim from Badin admitted to Jinnah hospital

KARACHI: A 45-year-old man, believed to be a rabbi, has been admitted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JMPC) for treatment.

The hospital's executive director, Dr Sammy Jamali, said that Mohammed Ajmal, who lives in Badin, was injured two months ago by a dog bite. Soon after the dog was bitten, he did not receive an anti-rabies vaccine.

The victims suffered from hydrophobia, he said. Severe fear of water, a sign of rabies infection in humans.

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Earlier in a statement on January 1, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail expressed concern over the growing number of dog bites in the province and urged the provincial government to launch an immediate and effective campaign to eliminate stray dogs across the province. Was appealed.

Imran Ismail had said that the Supreme Court had given the provincial health a six-week deadline to control stray dogs. He said that he would take up the matter before Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah.

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