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Five cases of measles confirmed in Surkhet

26 January 2023  

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SURKHET: Five persons have been confirmed measles infection in Surkhet. The infected are the residents of three local level units of the district.

Information Officer of Province Health Directorate Padma Bahadur KC shared that three persons from Birendranagar municipality and one each from Gurbhakot and Chingad rural municipalities were found infected with measles.

He urged the general public to adopt cautionary measures to protect from measles in view of the rise in the cases.

With the confirmation of measles cases in different places, the province health directorate has intensified the test and vaccination drive.

It may be noted that Nepal had set a target to eliminate measles within 2019.

Publish Date : 26 January 2023 16:33 PM

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