H1N1 virus kills 10, infects 381: Pokharel

Swine FluKathmandu / Aug. 09: Minister for Health Giriraj Mani Pokharel informed that 10 persons have succumbed to pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm 09 and 381 have been infected so far.

Addressing the Legislature-Parliament meeting today, Minister Pokharel said a doctor who was infected with this seasonal flu has already recovered and the virus has not yet taken an epidemic turn. “The Ministry is fully committed to taking all elaborative measures to control the disease.”

Arrangements have been made for free treatment from health institutions across the country for flu, common cold and coughing, he said.

He also urged lawmakers, media and all stakeholders concerned to contribute from their respective sides to create awareness about the influenza and take it under control. RSS

Related News

Leave a Reply

टाइप गरेर स्पेस थिच्नुहोस् र नेपाली युनिकोडमा पाउनुहोस। (Press Ctrl+g to toggle between English and Nepali OR just Click on the letter). अंग्रेजीमा टाइप गर्न "अ" मा थिच्नुहोस्।

*
Advertise Section 7

TOP NEWSview all

Even though it’s late, victims will get something from the commission: Subedi

Cecil and Harambe; a lesson for Himalayan Republic

Trip Down under

We want real conversion of our students beyond religion: Fr. Boniface Tigga, Regional Superior of Nepal Jesuit Society

I am inspired by the kindness, decency and warmth of the people of Nepal: DeLisi