Two cases of the Mucormycosis fungus have been reported in Pakistan, and the Health Department has confirmed it.

According to News, the Health Ministry has stated that the patients with Mucormycosis are from the city of Jaranwala.

Sources have revealed that both patients who contracted Mucormycosis arrived in Islamabad on April 17th from Saudi Arabia on the same flight, and showed symptoms of the fungus upon their arrival in Pakistan.

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According to the report, the affected patients were transferred from the airport to the PIMS hospital, where their blood samples were taken for testing. The Health Ministry spokesperson has confirmed that the test reports of both patients have been received from NIH, and Mucormycosis has been confirmed in one of them.

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According to PIMS spokesperson, one patient with Mucormycosis is currently under treatment in the hospital and is in critical condition, while the other patient is quarantined at home.

After the report of two cases of Mucormycosis in Pakistan, the Health Department has issued a directive for all airports across the country. According to the Health Department’s directive, all incoming travelers from abroad will undergo a medical check-up. The use of masks is mandatory for airport staff, and porters will also be required to wear masks and gloves.

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In addition, no protocol will be given to passengers at airports…

Abdul Rehman

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