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Friday, September 24, 2010

Nepal : Chitwan doctor contracts dengue

Via The Himalayan Times :

" CHITWAN: A senior doctor working in the Bharatpur Hospital in the district has contracted dengue fever. The doctor, whose identity has been kept secrect, has been ferried to the Capital where he is undergoing treatment.

Efforts are being made to take the doctor abroad for further treatment.

Chitwan District Public Health Officer Mahendra Prasad Shrestha said the health workers and the commoners have been worried after the doctor was infected with the dengue virus.

He said the office has urged the Ministry of Health to send a team of specialist doctors and health workers at the earliest."

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