Number Of Winter-Related Illnesses Rising In Northwest Pakistan, Doctors Report
Reuters: Doctors say health crisis growing in Pakistan’s remote northwest
“Already enduring frequent attacks on militants by U.S. drone aircraft, a Taliban insurgency, sectarian violence and poverty, Pakistanis in the remote northwest face a new enemy: an unusually bitter winter. A growing number of cases of pneumonia, hypothermia and other winter illnesses are stretching the few health facilities, says medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)…” (Zahra-Malik, 2/11).
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