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Measles claims four more lives

LAHORE, June 7: Measles claimed the lives of four more children all over the province during the last 24 hours.

According to a Health Department spokesman, two children succumbed to the disease in Hafizabad district, one each in Toba Tek Singh and at Children’s Hospital.

Meanwhile, 195 more measles cases were reported in Punjab, including 19 in Lahore, during the last 24 hours, he said.

The spokesman said the toll had reached 144 all over the province, including 80 in Lahore alone, since January.