Dengue Outbreak in Nepal

It is being reported that dengue is stretching Hospital resources in Kathmandu with 1170 cases since May 2019. Nepal has seen 5095 cases with numbers expected to be underreported. This disease has not traditionally been an issue in Kathmandu and the public has not been prepared to take the illness or precautions seriously. It is hoped cooling weather will soon abate the situation. However, if you or a loved one are planning travel to the region, please ensure you take mosquito precautions and bring DEET products with you as they may not be available to you in country. Please comment with any questions.

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