KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The National Development Action Committee has decided to sort out the issues of electricity wire, telephone cable and other obstacles in the preliminary stage of the project meant to end the hindrances seen in the development projects.

The lumpy skin disease (LSD or dermatitis) first appeared in an epidemic in 1929 in Zambia. At first, it was thought to be the result of hypersensitivity to venom or insect bites. The LSD spread across Africa between the 1950s and 1980s, affecting cattle in Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, Somalia and Cameroon. In 1989 there was an outbreak of LSD in Israel.

LUMBINI, Aug 8: Since the outbreak of the lumpy skin disease, a total of 5,748 cattle died of the disease in Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: In response to the escalating conjunctivitis outbreak nationwide, Himalaya Airlines has taken decisive action to prioritize passenger health and safety. The airline has now made a 'fit to fly' medical report mandatory for all passengers boarding its regular flights.

Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) has become a grave concern in Nepal, causing an alarming number of cattle and buffalo deaths. As more than 50,000 animals have fallen victim to this highly contagious viral disease since its outbreak in April, it's crucial for farmers to be vigilant and take necessary precautions to protect their livestock.

RAMECHHAP, Jult 28: As high as 381 livestock died of lumpy skin disease in Ramechhap district while the number of infected ones reached 21,000 plus.

The recent outbreak of lumpy skin disease in Rasuwa district has sent shockwaves through the local farming community, with 159 cattle tragically losing their lives to this contagious animal disease in the past few days. The severity of this outbreak demands urgent attention and coordinated efforts from the government bodies concerned to address the issue effectively.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Doctors have urged the government to immediately control dengue outbreak across the country.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: In the last few days, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing at an alarming rate in the Kathmandu Valley. More than 75 cases have been detected in the last few days among police personnel at the Nepal Police Headquarters. Likewise, some civil servants, bankers, among other professionals, have also tested positive of late in the Valley.

BEIJING, June 27: Mainland China reported on Saturday the highest number of new coronavirus cases in four days, driven by a COVID-19 resurgence in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 20: China’s farm production and market operations face grave challenges this year as it grapples with the double threats of imported coronavirus cases and African swine fever, an official of the agriculture ministry said on Monday.

Coronavirus compelled Indian Fashion designers Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani to halt their services temporarily until further notice.

The much-anticipated launch of 'Disney Plus' streaming service has been indefinitely delayed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Washington Post is encouraging its staff to work at home and the Los Angeles Times is restricting air travel, two illustrations of how news organizations compelled to cover the coronavirus outbreak are balancing the need to keep employees safe.

South Korea’s BTS may have canceled their April concert in Seoul over coronavirus fears, but the K-pop group’s fervent fans are rallying in small groups and emulating their idols in donating money for coronavirus relief.

Apart from sharing precautionary measures with their fans on social media in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, Bollywood celebrities were also seen practising what they preached.

Coronavirus outbreak seems to be doing some serious damage to Bollywood. After Salman Khan cancelled the international shoot of his film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ due to the spread of Coronavirus, now Karan Johar’s ‘Takht’ has been affected by the same.

Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people and reached more than 20 countries spooks the entertainment industry.

KARACHI, Pakistan, Nov 22 : Early this year Muhammad Haider Sajjad, a thin bespectacled boy of 15, was hospitalised in Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital.

DHANGADHI, Sept 21: Dhaniram Sadgawa Chaudhary, 39, of Sadhepani in Ghodaghodi Municipality-2 is receiving treatment for dengue at Nisarga Hospital in Dhangadhi.

DADELDHURA, Aug 19: A diarrhea epidemic has broken out at various parts of Parshuram Municipality in the district.

NAIROBI, June 17:  Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak and Uganda has reported two deaths from the deadly hemorrhagic fever.

KAMPALA, June 13: A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

DHARAN, June 9: A blood test conducted in B.P Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences (BPKIHS) on May 14 tested positive for dengue.

Dengue outbreak in Dharan

June 3, 2019 05:30 am

DHARAN, June 3: Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City has sought help from the provincial and federal governments to combat dengue outbreak which has infected 75 people in three weeks.

BAJURA, May 7: Following the mobilization of enough health workers, a viral fever outbreak which created panic in three villages of Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura district over the last couple of weeks, is slowly coming under control.

Measles outbreak in Rajpur

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LAMAHI, April 28: A measles outbreak has been reported in Rajpur rural municipality of Dang district. More than 50 children in the rural municipality have contracted the disease so far, said Kamal Roka, the chief of the public health section at the rural municipality office.

GULMI, April 28: The entire village of Dajakot, Musikot Municipality-4, in Gulmi has been suffering from a diarrhoea outbreak since Wednesday evening. The outbreak gone haywire is yet to be brought under control even after four days have passed since it began.

ITURI, Aug 5: An Ebola outbreak in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed the lives of 33 people, the ministry of health said Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Various road intersections have started reeking and the chances of spread of diseases have increased as the Kathmandu Metropolitan City finds itself struggling to manage the piling garbage on the streets.

NEW YORK, June 2: Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.

DANG, May 29: In the summer of 2004, an outbreak of diarrhea claimed three lives and affected nearly 400 people in Patetakura of Shantinagar Rural Municipality, Dang. The reason behind the outbreak was the distribution of contaminated water.

NEW DELHI, May 22: At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and extremely deadly Nipah virus, according to a report by the BBC.

The Democratic Republic of Congo faces a “very high” public health risk from Ebola, the World Health Organization warns, after the disease spreads to a major city.

GENEVA, May 18: Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city, the World Health Organization said on Friday, raising its assessment from "high" previously.

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.

YEMEN, Mar 18: The World Health Organisation says a diphtheria outbreak in war-torn Yemen has spread rapidly nationwide and infected more than 1,300 people.

Nine hundred military personnel have been called in to address a shortfall in security at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after illness resulted in the quarantine of 1,200 staff.

JAJARKOT, Jan 12: Health workers have launched an intense health campaign and awareness programs to contain the viral outbreak in Jajarkot district that has already claimed 12 lives.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 24: Dengue fever is fast spreading in Bhairahawa. During the last one week alone 27 patients were admitted at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital with dengue fever symptoms. According to the hospital sources, prior to that, the hospital was providing treatment for the fever to 64 patients.

BIRATNAGAR, August 14: Hundreds of victims displaced by floods in Morang are at the high risk of disease outbreak. The victims who have lost their food and shelter in the floods are obliged to rely on the contaminated water of local rivers for their survival.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal is not new to flooding and other natural disasters that are brought about by annual monsoon. In fact, if we go down historical records there are instances of flooding almost every year in the tarai, and also mudslides and avalanches in the hills/mountains areas.

COLOMBO, July 4:  Sri Lanka is suffering its worst-ever dengue outbreak, with the mosquito-borne virus killing 225 people and infecting more than 76,000 this year.

Chickenpox outbreak in Gadhimai

April 20, 2017 01:20 am

RAUTAHAT, April 20: Dozens of locals in Gadhimai rural municipality, Rautahat district, have been infected with chickenpox, which has been spreading in various villages of the municipality over the last one week.

Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body's role in a deadly cholera outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people and was blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers.

Infographics: Injustice outbreak

October 25, 2016 00:05 am

Injustice outbreak

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 15: An epidemic of vomiting and diarrhea has gripped the Jamuni Madhepura VDC-2 in Saptari for the past few days. So far around 60 people of 25 families in the village have taken seriously ill.

RAJBIRAJ, July 27: Life has turned miserable in around two dozens settlements across the district as growing number of people are rapidly falling ill to various diseases.