ATTOCK (staff reporter): A seminar was held on dengue fever at University of Education with the participation of faculty members and a large number of students.

Dr Khalid Mehmood of DHQ Hospital in his address said that dengue fever is curable disease if early detected. He said that in case of dengue symptoms, the patients should immediately contact any of the govt hospitals where all the facilities were available to diagnose and treat the disease.

On the occasion, the assistant commissioner said that Dengue fever could be controlled by seventy percent through awareness and thirty percent through treatment. He said the administration was making efforts to control dengue. He said that although the government was making efforts to control dengue, public cooperation was also necessary.