Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 5:22 pm
A patient succumbed to Congo virus increasing the death toll to three.
The health department has confirmed the death toll.
According to local reports, a patient who had symptoms of the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (Congo fever) died in Lahore on Thursday.
Congo fever is a tick-borne viral disease which is mainly transferred to humans from pets. Its symptoms include fever, flu, bloody urine, vomiting and nose bleeding.
Thirty percent of the cases result in death on the second week of the illness.