Terai town reports cholera in Nepal

Cholera has sickened nearly 900 people and led to the deaths of four in the southern border municipality of Krishnanagar in Lumbini province (western Terai). The presence of cholera was confirmed from testing undertaken in response to a surge in diarrhoeal illnesses, while analysis of drinking water supplies has also detected E coli bacteria. The town sits on the border with India at Barhani Bazar and nationals from both countries cross the border with no restrictions. Read more

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