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79 people diagnosed with swine influenza in Chitwan

Gorkha Post




The number of people influenced with swine influenza is increasing day by day here in Chitwan.

According to the District Public Health Office (DPHO), 79 out of 261 cases suspected by the Bharatpur Hospital were proved detected with swine flu.

Officer at the Office, Ram KC informed that among those identified with the sickness, 68 are from Chitwan and others from Nawalparasi, Tanahu Rupandehi, Gorkha and Parsa.

The sample test was all the while undergoing, and the result of 106 is yet to receive.

Among the number mentioned above, 41 are women and 37 the men.

With the sudden ascent of the swine flu patients, the DPHO has intensified public awareness programs. It has recommended anybody with the indications of symptoms of common cold, body ache and extreme fatigue to visit hospital immediately.

Similarly, high alertness is maintained in the district with the ascent on swine influenza patients.

Medical Superintendent as Bharatpur Hospital, Dr Bijay Poudel, said the patients detected with swine flu have returned home after treatment.


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DPM Pokharel gets responsibility of Officiating PM





KATHMANDU — Ahead of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel.

PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

Similarly, Oli has appointed party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the officiating chairman of CPN, according to CPN central committee member Bishnu Rijal. Currently, another chairman of CPN Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is out of the country.

Likewise, deputy parliamentary party leader of CPN Subas Chandra Nembang has got the responsibility of officiating parliamentary party leader in the absence of parliamentary party leader and PM Oli.

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