19/09/2023 09:55 AM | Click to read full article
At least 15 persons have died from dengue infection that has spread to all of Nepal's districts except Humla so far this year, officials said. This year, five districts, including Kathmandu, have reported more than 500 cases of dengue infection. Sunsari district has reported 15,881 cases of infection, Dhading 2,992, Morang 2,261, Jhapa, 1,394 and Kathmandu 517 cases. Epidemiologists as well as virologists said dengue has become endemic in Nepal.