Dust allergy cases on rise in twin cities
Due to prevailing cold and dry weather conditions, residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, especially those living along busy roads and crowded markets, are facing problem of dust allergy.
The low temperature and dearth of rains have also added to the risk of dust allergy among the elderly people and children. A lot of road construction work is also under progress in Rawalpindi and the Federal Capital while many roads are broken in some areas.
The doctors have advised the people, who are prone to dust allergy, avoid going outside without wearing masks.
Physician Dr. Abdul Rauf told APP that the allergy cases have considerably increased due to cold and dry weather. The number of patients suffering from skin rashes, flu, cough, sneezing and asthma had risen. He advised the people to use masks and restrict their outdoor activities, especially in the evening. —APP
Chairman Metro Bus Project Hanif Abbasi listening to the problems of traders at a meeting in RDA office on Saturday.