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The unattended patient

LAHORE – 52-year-old Irshad Bibi is diabetic and had her right foot amputated two months ago at Mayo Hospital. She has to visit the hospital regularly after every 15 days for a check up and dressing. From a lower income household of a remote village of Mandibahauddin, her son, a government employee, finds it difficult to manage her travel expenditure. The cost is steep but the family pools to manage it because doctors said that if the wound was not properly taken care of another

Swine flu patient passes away

ISLAMABAD – A 26-year old young man, infected with the swine flu virus, died in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Wednesday marking the country’s first swine flu-related death this season.
Mansoor, who got admitted in PIMS a week ago in critical condition, was from Attock. He was kept in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for one week but could not survive. Three swine flu infected patients were admitted of which two survived.
“We tried very hard to save him but when