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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

3 die of diarrhoea in mid-western Nepal

Via Xinhua :

" KATHMANDU, Oct. 27 : Diarrhoea that broke out in Pakha village of Kalikot district in mid-western Nepal claimed three lives, including two children Tuesday.

According to Wednesday's The Himalayan Times daily, lack of medicines and health workers have hit the patients hard, said a local Namraj Bista.

According to him, more than 15 Pakha villagers have fallen ill. He fears that the disease could turn into epidemic in the area, some 400 km west of Kathmandu."

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