Tribal youth died of Congo Virus in Jamrud


KHYBER AGENCY: Twenty four years old tribal youth hailing from Arsala Khan Village of Jamrud tehsil, died of Congo fever in a private hospital of Peshawar, administration and local sources said on Wednesday.
The sources informed that a week back, after had got constant fever, WaheedUllah Afridi son of Abdunnawab Meena Khel was taken to nearest health center for medical treatment where he was declared Congo Virus positive after thoroughly examination.
He was admitted in private hospital in Peshawar for curing, however last day he breathed his last.
The deceased was a good hockey player.
The death of the youth from the Congo Virus created panic in the area and dwellers asked the authorities concerned to take all necessary in that regard. Public awareness should be created regarding spreading, curing, medicating and protecting of Congo fever, they remarked.