In Pakistan, fears of waterborne diseases as floods recede ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan raised concern Wednesday over the spread of waterborne diseases among thousands of flood victims as waters from powerful monsoon rains began to recede in many parts of the country.
Waterborne diseases spread among flood victims in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of waterborne diseases in areas hit by recent record-breaking flooding, as authorities stepped up efforts to ensure the provision of clean drinking water to hundreds of thousan
Photos: Flood-hit Pakistan now fights waterborne diseases
Areas hit by recent record-breaking floods report an outbreak of diarrhoea, skin diseases and eye infections.
Health officials warn of major outbreaks of disease after severe floods in Pakistan
Diarrhoea and malaria cases spread, with risk of dysentery and cholera, as millions of displaced people forced to drink flood water