NOWSHERA: Hundreds of cholera affectees from various areas of district Nowshera were admitted to various hospitals. Emergency has been announced in various hospitals of flood hit areas as cholera has become an epidemic disease in the locations and affected hundreds of people. One hundred patients were brought to various hospitals on Thursday from Azkhal and Pabi.
Thirty patients were discharge after the initial treatment and seventy patients were admitted to Nowshara-Kala and Pabi hospitals, while serious patients were shifted to hospital in Peshawar. Health department said that medicines would be provided on emergency bases in the affected areas. Doctors considers the recent devastating rains and the resulting floods as a main reason of the epidemic in the affected areas and suggested drinking boiled water.-SANA