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60 people admitted due to the dengue outbreak in Makwanpur, Nepal

MAKWANPUR: With the dengue outbreak turning to an epidemic in Hetauda, the capital city of State-3, a ‘search and destroy’ campaign has been scaled up to check the life-threatening viral.
A big mass comprising locals, representatives of various social organizations, office-bearers of political parties, State Assembly members, officers of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, elected people-representatives of Hetauda sub-metropolis and city police has been involved in the campaign in Hetauda early this morning.
Supendra Karki, Chief, Public Health Division, Hetauda Sub-metropolis, shared that a huge mobilization is taking place to destroy mosquitoes in the state capital.
He informed that 60 people were found infected from dengue in ward-4 of Hetauda sub-metropolis alone. The number is almost half of the dengue-infected people in Makawanpur district.
A massive public awareness accompanied with ‘search and destroy campaign’ has been emphatically undertaken with abrupt rise in the number of dengue-infected people in Makawanpur.

Published Date: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 11:51 PM

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