14 infected with swine flu in Nepal

2015-02-26 06:08
(Mahesh Kumar A, AP)

(Mahesh Kumar A, AP)

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Kathmandu - The number of people infected with the H1N1 influenza virus in Nepal reached fourteen on Wednesday, authorities said.

Ten people tested positive in the capital, Kathmandu, and four people in the southern district of Chitwan, according to the government's public health laboratory report.

Of the infected, five had arrived from India recently. One person was said to be in critical condition.

In India, more than eight hundred people have been diagnosed with the virus.

Health desks - which local media have said are poorly-equipped - have been set up at India-Nepal border points to check for swine flu.

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