The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

Seasonal diseases on the rise in Afghanistan

KABUL: The cases of seasonal diseases have risen in the last three weeks in the country, people and doctors said the other day.
Doctors call for more precautionary measures by families to prevent infections such as cholera and diarrhea as the temperature is getting intensified in the country.
Other diseases include cold, malaria and measles, the outbreak of which concerned both the people and the doctors, said Mohammad Naeem Akbari, a physician at Infectious Diseases Hospital in Kabul, as quoted by media.
“Diarrhea cases have spiked and around 1,000 to 1,500 people have been shifted to hospital in Kabul and every doctor visits around 50 to 60 patients a day,” said Abdulrahman Jawad, a doctor.
He said warm weather and inattention to personal hygiene by the families, are the main reasons behind the spike in cases of seasonal diseases.
“People should not be drink unclean water,” instructed a physician Aliya who called on the households to wash vegetables and soak them into salty water for five minutes.
Some parents who took their children for treatment at Kabul hospital said they were infected suddenly.
“My son got cold and is now sick,” said Zuhal, mother of an ailing child.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.