BBC News – Pakistan facing 'serious' threat of epidemic disease

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BBC News – Pakistan facing ‘serious’ threat of epidemic disease

Many children are suffering from stomach problems brought on by the crisis Pakistan’s prime minister says the government is “seriously concerned” about the potential spread of epidemic diseases in the flood-hit country.

Yousuf Raza Gilani was speaking during high-level talks aimed at preventing a mass health crisis.

Doctors in many areas are reportedly struggling to cope with the spread of diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera.

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