PESHAWAR, 28 July: A 50 year old person named as Khan Sher hailing from Bajaur Agency has been tested positive for Congo virus here in Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) Peshawar.

HMC spokesman has said that Khan Sher was suspected of having malarial fever and  brought to the hospital on Wednesday for medical check-up.

However, he added that the patient was tested for Congo virus which turned out to be positive.

It merits a mention here that Congo is a type of fever which transfers from animals to human beings.