GUJRANWALA -At least 17 children infected with measles were brought to Civil Hospital here on Thursday.

According to detail, the fatal disease of measles has been spread in the city and its surrounding areas and 17 children more were diagnosed with measles in the district hospital.

Reportedly, 5-year-old Rehan, one and a half-year-old Abdul Rehman, 3-year-old Shahzaib six-month-old and Namedali Haider, one-year-old Naeem were brought to Civil Hospital Gujranwala for treatment.  The District Health Officer told the newsmen that most of these patients were infants who were being given anti-measles vaccination. He said that the condition of these patients was stable now.