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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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Warm clothes provided to elderly, disabled people of Gorkha





GORKHA- Warm clothes have been distributed to elderly and disabled people at Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality-7 in the district.

The rural municipality provided clothes including blankets to 217 elderly people and 23 people with disabilities within the ward. The clothes distribution aims to help the people overcome chilling cold, said the ward chairperson Narayan Shrestha.

“Many people affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have been living in temporary shelters. Mostly elderly and disabled people have been affected by cold. So the clothes we have provided will give a relief to them,” he said.

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