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Man dies from bird flu in first case of human death from the virus in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A man has died of bird flu, said the Ministry of Health and Population, in the first case of human death from the avian influenza in Nepal. The ministry confirmed death of a 21-year-old man of Kavrepalanchok district from the disease based on the report of the victim’s sample received on April 30 from Japan. The man, who was admitted to Shukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku on March 24 after he suffered from fever and cough. He died on March 29.
Following this incident, issuing a statement today, the ministry has asked concerned authorities to increase surveillances and stop the spread of the H5H1 avian influenza virus.
The ministry has also started cooperation in this regard with South East Asia Regional Office, the World Health Organization and Country Office for Nepal in line with the WHO provisions.
Cough, diarrhea, respiratory difficulties, fever, headache, muscle aches, malaise and runny nose are symptoms of the disease, said the statement.

(An example of type Influenza A virus – presenting the characteristic heterotrimeric polymerase complexes (PA, PB1 & PB2). Variation in the HA and P protein complexes on the surface of the virus convey different host specificity.)

Published Date: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 | 07:37 AM

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