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Symptoms akin to coronavirus found in Sindhupalchowk


12 February 2020  

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SINDHUPALCHOWK: The symptoms akin to coronavirus that has already claimed over 1,000 globally have been found in Jugal rural municipality-3 in Sindhupalchowk district.

Locals have been terrified after 201 people suffered from fever, cough and cold suspecting that they might have been attacked by the novel virus.

Meanwhile, the rural municipality has sent a letter to the Ministry of Health and Population asking for necessary help.

“Locals have been suffering from high fever, cough and cold which are akin to the symptoms of coronavirus since February 10. Hence, we would like to request the ministry to send a special medical team to examine the case,” reads the letter.

Locals are terrified as Sindhupalchowk district borders with China that has been hit by coronavirus, said Durga Datta Chapagain, chief of District Public Health Office. “Despite their symptoms are similar to that of coronavirus, they might be suffering from normal cough and cold,” said he.

Publish Date : 12 February 2020 08:02 AM

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