Naegleria claims one more life in Karachi

KARACHI: Death toll from Naegleria risen to 11 in Sindh after one more girl succumbed to the deadly disease in Karachi on Tuesday.


A 23-year-old girl, who had been suffering from Naegleria virus, died today in Orangi town area of Karachi.

The deceased was admitted to a local hospital two days ago, where she was diagnosed with Naegleria.

With the latest casualty, the number of people who have died due to the decease has increased to 11 so far in 2015 in the province of Sindh out of which eight have died in Karachi alone.