2,000 Nishtar Hospital employees vaccinated against seasonal influenza

MULTAN: About 2,000 staffers of Nishtar Hospital have been given vaccine against seasonal influenza (N1H1), said Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Zafar Tanvir here on Saturday.

While chairing a meeting here, the VC directed officials to manage vaccine for another 3,000 staffers and students of Nishtar Medical University.

The VC was informed that 8,000 green masks were distributed in different wards of the hospital. Similarly, the attendants of the patients were also provided capsules “Tamiflu” as part of precautionary measure.

The official added that fumigation was also carried out in different affected wards and rooms of the hospital.

The official informed that a total of 25 patients of seasonal influenza have been discharge after treatment.