Brain eating amoebia kills two more in Karachi.

The Sindh health department has announced that a man and woman have succumbed to Naegleria, a deadly brain infection, in Karachi last week.

According to the health department spokesperson, a woman, a resident of Qayyumabad, was brought to the Jinnah Hospital in critical condition, where tests found out she was suffering from Naegleria, an infection caused by brain-eating amoeba. She expired during treatment. They said her condition had deteriorated at a private hospital in the Gulshan area of Karachi.

Similarly, he said, a 45-year-old man, a resident of Surjani Town, also died of the deadly viral infection on May 26.

Experts apprehend the disease has started taking toll on humans with the advent of sizzling summer, urging measures on part of the health authorities to curb the spread of virus that could be eliminated through...

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