KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Irritated with common cold and flu?? And just continuing taking antibiotics?? It may be because you’re simply taking considerations into common myths about common cold and flu preventive measures.
Aug 2: Obesity increases a person's risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.
CHITWAN, May 20: Preliminary investigation by a team of five from the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division found that bird flu had not been transmitted to humans yet in Sutarni of Khairbani municipality-9 of east Chitwan.
CHITWAN, April 6: A high-level technical meeting held on Thursday in Chitwan decided to monitor districts like Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Chitwan adjoining India in the wake of a bird flu outbreak in Indian borders. It also directed staying on high alert.
JAJARKOT, Jan 10: Viral flu has claimed the lives of two more people in Jajarkot district, taking the total death toll to 12. Over 2,700 residents of the remote district are estimated to be infected by the virus while only around 700 of them have received medical treatment, health officials said.
CHITWAN, September 1: A total of 309 patients have tested positive for swine flu in Chitwan, the District Public Health Office (DPHO) said. Incidences of people contracting the disease were reported in the past three months, health workers said.
Time and again we hear the alarming news that certain deadly flu virus has been detected in our city too. While we immediately start taking a few safety measures like not eating out or wearing masks, many of us aren’t armed with the most basic information to be able to safeguard ourselves properly.
PALPA, August 5: Four patients of Palpa who were referred to Kathmandu for treatment have died. One of the patients is said to have died of swine flu while the reason behind the deaths of other three is not yet known.
ILAM, August 4: Two women have died apparently due to swine flu. According to District Health Office, Jhapa, Anita Devi Mittal, 34, of Birtamod Municipality-4 and Manisha Agrawal, 47, of Birtamod-1 died because of this decease.
Finally, the rainy season has come to relieve us from the hot summers, but it also brings along many kinds of illnesses. However, proper care and certain precautions during the rainy season can keep disease away and help you enjoy the monsoon with hot coffee.
Usually, kids are more susceptible to this drastic weather change.
NEW DELHI, Oct 21: City authorities have closed a sprawling park in the heart of New Delhi after eight birds died of suspected bird flu, days after the city zoo was closed to the public after nine birds died there.
KATHMANDU, July 30: If the data provided by Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) is anything to go by, over 80 percent of patients visiting the hospital's out-patient department (OPD) have been suffering from Hong Kong flu and influenza virus.