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Dengue virus becoming epidemic in Pakistan

Umar Qayyum / Zuma Press

A vendor organizes mosquito nets outside his shop in Peshawar, Pakistan, May 26. Medical experts have advised Pakistanis to take preventive measures to protect themselves from the dengue virus, which is increasingly becoming an epidemic in Pakistan. The disease spread more rapidly in 2011 than in previous years, killing over 300 people with over 14,000 infected.

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