Four more children die of measles, death toll mounts to 459

The deadly measles outbreak on Monday left at least four more children dead in Kandhkot, mounting the death toll to 459 across the country, including 429 in Sindh.
According to reports gathered from different parts of Sindh, four children died in Kandhkot during the last 24 hours, rising the overall toll in the district to 157.
Among the most-affected cities, 84 children died in Sukkur, 55 in Shikarpur, 50 in Khairpur, 33 in Ghotki, 14 in Thul, eight in Larkana while four children died of measles in Hyderabad.
In Punjab, 15 children have died of measles since the outbreak gripped the province. Four children died in Dera Ghazi Khan while measles claimed seven lives in Rajanpur, Ahmedpur, Sharqia, Liaqatpur, Taxila and Hujra Shah Muqeem.
Meanwhile, 10 children have died in Balochistan while measles claimed five lives in Mohmand Agency.
At least 10 children, suffering from measles, were admitted to different hospitals in Lahore.
Five children, suffering from measles are under treatment at the Mayo Hospital while five children are admitted to the Services Hospital.

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