Stray dog attacks and injures baby girl in Okara

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

11th November, 2019

A minor baby girl, bitten and badly injured by a stray dog in Chak No 2 1L near Okara village.

According to details, Rahman Town resident Allah Dutta said that my youngest daughter Aaliyah had gone to visit her relatives in the village of Chuck No. 21L where she was attacked and bitten by a pye-dog her whole body was filled with wounds.

The father of the victim added that the girl was taken to a local hospital, THQ, for medical assistance, where there was no vaccination.

DHQ hospital staff asked the parents to leave with their injured child as they did not have the anti-rabies vaccine, commonly known as ARV.

Parents demanded to take notice from DCO Maryam Khan and Minister of Health.

Earlier this month, A man who had been admitted to Karachi’s Jinnah hospital with rabies four days ago died.

The 45-year-old Muhammad Saleem Ditta, had been admitted with irritability, difficulty swallowing and hydrophobia after which he developed rabies encephalitis.

He was bitten by a stray dog in Karachi 40 days ago while trying to protect his daughter from the animals.

Also read: Stray dogs bite attacks increases in Sindh

It is pertinent to mention that in the last 10 months in Sindh, more than 100,000 people have become victims of stray dog bites.

Due to unavailability of the anti-rabies vaccines, the toll rises to nine at Jinnah hospital while the overall death count reaches 18 in Karachi.

Any person who is bitten by a stray dog should be immediately given immunoglobulin and four to five doses of the anti-rabies vaccine, experts say, to prevent the affected person from developing rabies encephalitis, which is a hundred percent lethal and incurable disease.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You May Also Like

President Arif Alvi
26th Feb, 2020

‘Vandalizing a mosque is disgraceful’, says President Arif Alvi

President Arif Alvi condemns violence in New Delhi President Arif Alvi on...

Ahsan Iqbal Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
26th Feb, 2020

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Ahsan Iqbal to be released from jail today

Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal...

Oil Tanker
26th Feb, 2020

Oil Tanker with 15,000 litres of oil overturned at National Highway

An oil tanker loaded with 15,000 litres of oil, overturned due to...

Iffat Shaheen
26th Feb, 2020

Lady cop from KP breaking the odds

PESHAWAR: A young Pashtun girl from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s conservative Karak district, Iffat...


Latest News

Livestock
26th Feb, 2020

Livestock, traditional “Mela Maweshian” arranged in DG Khan

Dera Ghazi Khan hosts livestock traditional festival "Mela Maweshian" in order to...

Surprise day
25th Feb, 2020

Surprise day: BOL to hold exclusive transmission on 27th February

Bol news is  all set to celebrate "Surprise day" with a transmission...

Dehli Riots
25th Feb, 2020

Delhi riots: Hindutva extremists vandalize Mosque, Muslims’ properties

A mosque in Ashok Nagar, in Indian Capital Dehli has been set...

Bhanbhore
25th Feb, 2020

Bhanbhore: Archaeologists discover world’s largest ivory factory

Amid excavation survey of Pakistan's ancient Bhanbhore city, Archaeologists from Italy and...