KATHMANDU: A youth has died of bird flu in Kavre district. The virus H5N1 was detected in the man for the first time in Nepal.
Organizing a press meet today, the Ministry of Health and Population informed that a 21-year-old youth of Kavre district died of H5N1 virus.
According to the ministry, the sample of the youth’s blood had been sent to Japan for a lab test on April 28 and its result came on April 30.
The youth had died in course of treatment three days ago.