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  • Nepal: 2023 Kala Azar

    Source: https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.c...?categoryId=81

    Kala-Azar patients increasing in Kalikot
    Published On: June 30, 2023 11:30 AM NPT By: Republica

    KALIKOT, June 30: All five local levels in Kalikot district have recorded Kala-Azar patients this year. Black fever, commonly known as Kala-Azar, is seen mostly in the tropical region of the country but has now spread in the hilly districts as well.

    Public Health Officer of District Health Office, Kalikot, Katak Bahadur Mahat said that the patients of Visceral Leishmaniasis are found in Pachal Jharana, Palata, Sanni Triveni and Naraharinath rural municipalities.

    He said that 20 patients of black fever were found this year. In the fiscal year 2020/21, Kala-Azar was seen in 43 people and 28 in fiscal year 2021/22, Mahat shared...‚Äč