LAHORE Former Principal of College of Community Medicine and renowned intellectual Prof Dr MA Soofi has said he had written an article last year pointing out that next year there would be more deaths due to dengue virus. He said that for dengue virus, health planning was important with the will to face the challenges. He suggested separate wards for admission of serious patients of dengue, saying that the present wards of all hospitals were meant for other ailments. He said that to provide health care facilities to dengue virus patients, there was need of special services of extra trained staff, nurses and paramedical staff, doctors and sprayers. He further said that blood examination machines and experts should be available in all medical care centers.