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53 dead due to swine flu since January in Indore Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

INDORE, (INDIA): As many as 53 people have died due to swine flu in Indore since the start of this year. Among the patients who have died, 29 were residents of Indore, whereas 24 had come to Indore for treatment. "From January till date, we have sent 774 samples for tests, out of which 183 people..

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195 injured by storm return home after treatment

PARSA: As many as 195 people injured in the windstorm last Sunday returned home after treatment from various hospitals of Birgunj. District Administration Office here shared that they returned home after the improvement in their health condition. Till Tuesday, 409 persons were undergoing..

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US blames Iran’s government for devastating flood damage Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is blaming the Iranian government for damage from devastating floods that have killed at least 50 people. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Tehran’s “mismanagement” of urban planning and emergency preparedness led to the disaster. He’s..

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Over 50,000 bird flu infected chickens culled in Makawanpur Friday, March 29th, 2019

MAKWANPUR: More than 50,000 chickens infected with bird flu virus have been culled in Makawanpur district, said the district administration office. Likewise, 9,015 eggs and 1,463 kilograms of poultry feed were also destroyed. A joint team of the district administration office, the police and vets..

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More children could mean higher risk of heart disease Thursday, March 28th, 2019

WASHINGTON DC: Parents who have five or more children may face a higher risk of heart disease than those who have only one or two, a recent study suggests. As part of the study, a team of researchers looked at data from nearly 25,000 participants, aged 50 and older, who took part in a national..

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Nick Simons Award to Dhital Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The 'Nick Simons Award 2018' has been conferred on Meera Dhital, an auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM), in recognition to her leading role and contribution to overall improvement of health services. The Nick Simons Institute said that Dhital made an incomparable contribution to promoting..

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Saha appointed NAMS Vice-Chancellor

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appointed Prof Dr Dev Narayan Saha as the Vice-Chancellor of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS). The appointment was made on Friday as per the recommendation of Pro-Chancellor of NAMS, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and..

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6 dead after consuming illicit liquor Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

KANPUR, UP, (ANI): Six people, including a father-son duo, died after they consumed illicit alcohol in Kanpur’s Ghatampur district, police confirmed on Tuesday. So far, Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested 8 people in connection with this. Senior Superintendent of Police Anant Dev Singh told ANI:..

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50 students fall sick in Chandra Jyoti School Tanahun Thursday, March 7th, 2019

TANAHUN: Over 50 students in Ghiring Municipality-3 based Chandra Jyoti Secondary school have fallen sick due to viral fever. The number of the students fallen sick from the same school is the sign of the viral taking epidemic proportion, health personnel said. According to the head master at the..

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Most hospitals fail to report data on use of blood Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Most of the government and private hospitals have been found failed to report to government the data on the use of human blood although they are bound by a provision to do so. Hospitals are bound to report data on the use of human blood annually to the Ministry of Health and Population,..

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‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

PARIS, (AFP) - A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers were set to announce at a medical conference Tuesday. Ten years after the first confirmed case of an HIV-infected person being rid of the deadly..

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Outbreak of H9 virus behind killing of chickens Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

MAKWANPUR: Hetauda has seen the killing of thousands of chickens in a recent couple of days, causing loss of millions of rupees to poultry entrepreneurs. According to the information provided by farmers, over 10,000 chickens have already died at Hetauda-7. Though Veterinary Hospital confirmed..

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Health Insurance Plan to be expanded to 9 more districts Friday, February 15th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The government, as per its plans to cover more people under health insurance scheme, is going to launch the public health insurance plan in additional districts. They are Syangja, Darchula, Kanchanpur, Humla, Mugu, Banke, Dolpa, Sankhuwasabha and Morang. The Public Health Insurance Plan..

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NA meeting passes ‘Medical Education Bill’ with majority Thursday, January 31st, 2019

KATHMANDU: Today's National Assembly meeting endorsed 'National Medical Education Bill, 2075' with majority amid protests by main opposition Nepali Congress. Prior to the bill’s passage, Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel presented a proposal to have a..

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