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COVID-19 claims two more doctors’ lives
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COVID-19 claims two more doctors’ lives

KARACHI: Two more senior doctors have lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sindh. A senior consultant, Dr Aslam Shah, recently passed away due to the COVID-19 in Karachi. He was admitted to a private sector hospital, where he died during treatment. He was practicing at the Hilal-e-Ahmer in Clifton, Karachi….

176 doctors lost their lives in the fight against COVID-19
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176 doctors lost their lives in the fight against COVID-19

KARACHI: As many as 207 healthcare workers have died due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) across Pakistan, including 176 doctors, 30 nurses and paramedical staff, and a medical student.     According to the statistics shared by the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA-Centre), COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 69 doctors in Punjab, 54 in Sindh, 44 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,…

9-month-old conjoined twins successfully separated
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9-month-old conjoined twins successfully separated

KARACHI: Muhammad Ayan and Muhammad Aman, born as conjoined twins to Mr and Mrs Israr Ahmed, are now living as two healthy children after a successful separation surgery performed at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). Ayan and Aman were Omphalopagus type of conjoined twins, in which the bodies of the two are joined at…

Province-wide anti-polio drive to begin from Today
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Province-wide anti-polio drive to begin from Today

KARACHI: The Emergency Operation Centre for Polio in Sindh will launch a province-wide polio campaign from 11th to 17th January 2021 as part of the national immunization campaign. This is the first campaign of 2021 in which polio drops will be given to approximately 9 million children under five years of age across 29 districts…

Study shows a high prevalence of dry eye syndrome in city
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Study shows a high prevalence of dry eye syndrome in city

KARACHI: A study published in an international journal has found a high prevalence of dry eye disease in Karachi. It also demonstrates a range of factors such as age, contact lens wear, ocular allergies, hypertension and diabetes that can influence the disease. Titled `Distribution and Correlation of Ocular Surface Disease Index Scores in a Non-Clinical…

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