Health

First bird flu death raises concerns, but government response is too slow

In a hurriedly called press conference on May 2, the Ministry of Health and Population announced that a person had died from bird flu, the first human casualty in Nepal by H5N1 virus. The 21-year-old had died on March 29, according to the ministry. First bird flu death raises concerns, but government response is too slow
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : May 5, 2019
Updated at : May 6, 2019 21:29
Kathmandu

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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