Undiagnosed Food-borne disease – Pakistan

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Increase in the number of children affected by viral diarrhoea in Islamabad, Pakistan due to poor personal hygiene.

The source of the infection is poor personal hygiene and this kind of viral diarrhoea lasts 5-10 days. Many admitted to hospital with diarrhoea are also found suffering from fever, nausea, vomiting, cramps, dehydration, and body rashes.

Officials have advised the parents to ensure proper hygiene in their children and keep them hydrated if they have caught diarrhoea.

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