After COVID-19, another virus may spread in Pakistan on Eid ul Adha


he COVID-19 has already taken a toll on the country with more than 4000 fatalities and infections among 200,000 people besides bringing the economy to a halt.

According to a set of instructions issued by the NIH Islamabad, there are chances that Congo virus might spread in the country on the occasion of Eid ul Adha.

“It is necessary to take preventive measures timely to tackle the spread of Congo virus,” the directives said while asking the concerned departments to adopt preventive measures.

It, however, said that spread of the virus could easily be avoided by following preventives measures.

It is pertinent to mention here that the advisory was issued ahead of the establishment of cattle markets in the country on the occasion of Eid ul Adha that is a major source of the Congo virus outbreak.