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Mysterious illness claims 18 lives in Pakistan
27/01/2023 08:32 PM | Click to read full article
A mysterious illness has killed 18 people, mostly children, in Karachi’s Kemari area with health officials in this southern Pakistani port city still unable to find the cause of the deaths. Director Health Services Abdul Hameed Jumani confirmed on Friday that 18 people, including 14 children, died from the mysterious illness in the Mawach Goth area in Kemari between January 10 and 25. Mawach Goth is a slum area with inhabitants mostly daily wage earners or fishermen.