KARACHI: After having remained under the treatment for three days, the seventh victim of Naegleria fowleri lost his life at the Civil hospital Karachi on Sunday, Aaj News reported.
According to the officials, Muhammad Asif was suffering from severe headache, nausea and irritability when he was brought to the Civil Hospital. After three days of continuous treatment, he died on late Saturday night.
Initially, he was treated at a hospital near Hub for malaria but later on his family shifted him to the CHK.
This is the seventh case who has died due to this brain eating ‘ameoba’. Before him, six more people have lost their lives in the different hospitals of the Metrolpolis.
Six deaths have been reported from Naegleria in the month of May.
A teen age girl from Karachi, a middle-aged woman, a 37 year old man and a 16 years old boy, all succumbed this dangerous diseases.
A young resident of Orangi town Muallim – 22 was the sixth victim of Naegleria who lost his life at the CHK.
According to the experts, just two out of hundreds of cases of the disease have survived in the world’s history.