Mysterious disease outbreak in Nepal

Posted on May 17, 2012

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Around 200 people at Neta of Arman Village Development Committee in Myagdi district in western Nepal were sickened by an unidentified disease in the last four days, local media reported.
The disease affected a majority of 50 families in Neta, said Harka Bahadur Chhantyal, a local resident.
The sick suffered from shaking body, fever and unconsciousness, he added.
Elderly people and children have been mostly affected by the disease.
The villagers have been panic-stricken owing to the rapid spread of the disease, said Chhantyal, who is also the teacher of local Mangala Higher Secondary School.

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