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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Nepal : Campaign against swine flu

Via The Himalayan Times :

" NEPALGUNJ: A campaign has been initiated against Swine Flu also known as Swine Influenza in schools in eight districts of the Tarai and neighbouring the Indian border.

Locals NGOs with support from UNICEF are running the campaign in schools in Banke, Nawalparasi, Chitwan, Saptari, Sunsari, Morang and Ilam districts, Chairperson of Banke UNESCO Club, Parvez Ali Siddique said.

According to him, of the 172 people found carrying the swine flu virus, 64 are children between five to 15 years of age. As a result, the campaign has been initiated with a focus on children."

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