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First bird flu death in the country exposes passive surveillance and poor preparedness

The H5N1 bird flu virus that has been confirmed as the first cause of death in Nepal, 10 years after it was first detected in birds in 2009, is the world’s first H5N1 human infection since February 2017 and has raised issues of public health emergency of international concern as government and WHO officials refuse further information on the case. First bird flu death in the country exposes passive surveillance and poor preparedness
A post file photo of a poultry farm Kiran Panday
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Published at : May 2, 2019
Updated at : May 3, 2019 20:25
Kathmandu

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