PARASI, Aug 14: Number of snakebite patients has increased at West Nawalparasi with increasing heat and rains of late.

ITAHARI, July 27: Samir Rishidev, a local of Itahari Municipality-11 in Sunsari district, died on his way to health center after he was bit by a venomous snake. The snake bit the 11-year-old Rishidev while he was sleeping in his bed.

SARLAHI, July 12: The snakebite treatment center of Nawalpur, Sarlahi, remains closed for the last three days after protesters vandalized the center following the death of a child.

SARLAHI, July 9: Local residents vandalized a snakebite treatment centre at Nawalpur in Sarlahi district after a toddler died in course of treatment.

Biting back

June 9, 2019 01:25 am

Snakebite is a serious cause of disability and death in mostly poor, rural and hard-to-reach communities worldwide. Though just 250 of 3000-odd species of snakes are medically important, their impact can be devastating: Across the globe, snakebite envenoming is reported to cause the death of up to 138 000 people annually, while up to three times that number are estimated to suffer amputation, physical or psychological disability. The need to take action is clear, and core to the principle of leaving no one behind.

UDAYAPUR, May 26: An elderly died in Katari of Udayapur on Friday after being bitten by a venomous snake.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Feb 26: The Snakebite Treatment Centre operated by the Nepal Army deputed at Shuklaphanta National Park in Kanchanpur has treated more than 500 people.

ITAHARI, July 24: The community snakebite treatment centre operated from the premises of the Nepal Army's east region headquarters, Itahari treated 1,407 cases last year.

Snakebite kills two in Mahottari

July 2, 2018 11:57 am

Mahottari, July 2: Two persons were killed after being bitten by snakes at Gaushala of Mahottari district on Sunday.

Snakebite menace in Bardibas

June 17, 2018 14:40 pm

BARDIBAS, June 17: Cases of snakebites have significantly increased in Mahottari district with the start of rainfall amidst scorching heat. The Gauridanda-based Snakebite Treatment Center in Bardibas-3 said that the snakebite cases have suddenly increased in this district.

ACHHAM, June 13: Parbati Budha, 18, of Jayagaun in Turmakhand Rural Municipality who was in isolation in a shed near their farm during menstruation, has died of snakebite on Saturday.

Snake-bite claims ward chairman

June 7, 2018 10:13 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jun 7:  A 35-year-old man on Wednesday night died after being bitten by a venomous snake in the Morang district.

RAJBIRAJ, August 29: Three people have died from snakebites in two weeks in Saptari district in the aftermath of the massive floods.

TILOTTAMA (RUPANDEHI), August 1: The Butwal-based Lumbini Zonal Hospital recorded 67 deaths from snakebite in the past seven years.

KAILALI, July 16: Seven persons have died in the period of past three months from snakebite here in the district.

RAJBIRAJ, July 12: The snakebite cases have abruptly increased in flood affected areas of Saptari district.

Elderly woman dies of snakebite

August 17, 2016 17:05 pm

INARUWA, Aug 17: An elderly woman was killed after being bitten by a snake at Madhesa VDC-5 in Sunsari today.

Seven-year-old dies from snakebite

August 16, 2016 11:38 am

BAITADI, Aug 16: A seven-year-old girl has died after getting bitten by a snake at her home last night.

Snakebite cases on the rise

August 15, 2016 10:42 am

RASUWA (DHUNCHE), Aug 15: The number of snakebite cases has surged in the mountainous district's Rasuwa hospital.