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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Photos of the Day: October 24, 2013

Pakistani boy, Awais Shaukat, 13, suffering from the mosquito-borne disease, dengue fever, is comforted by his father Shaukat while lying in bed covered with a net at an isolation ward of a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Dengue, a flu-like illness, is spread by the Aedes mosquito and spikes during the annual monsoons in Pakistan, when the rains leave puddles of stagnant water where the insects breed.