DAILEKH, Jan 20: After a couple’s death, paramedics have suspected possible swine flu (H1N1 virus) outbreak in a remote Sinhasain village of Dailekh district.
Bhim Bahadur Thapa Magar, 50, and his wife Maisara, 55, of Banskatiya of Sinhasain-7 died on Tuesday evening. They were suffering from common cold.
According to Health Assitant Binod Kathayat, more than 15 others are receiving treatment at the local health post for serious common cold.
“They are suffering from the cold that looks serious,” Bhakta Bahadur Malla of District Health Office. “So we have deployed a team of two including the in-charge at Ram Karnali Health Post Geharaj Khanal and Health Assistant Khem Raj Buda with necessary medicine.”