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Health Office, Kapilvastu plans vaccination campaign for cholera


CHANDRAUTA:- Cholera that broke out in Kapilvastu over a month ago is yet to come under full control.
The disease that had started from Krishnanagar municipality-9 later spread to Shivaraj municipality, Bijaynagar rural municipality and Yasodhara rural municipality.
The lab test of the sample confirmed to be cholera. According to the District Public Health Office, Kapilvastu, the disease had caught the mass in the affected areas.
A total of 1,332 were admitted at the Shivaraj Hospital, Bahadurgunj, 61 at Bedauli Hospital and six at the Shivaraj Basic Hospital. According to health workers, currently over 10 people are being treated at the Shivaraj Hospital, Bahadurgunj
So far in the district, six people have succumbed to the acute diarrheal illness. But, the official data is that no death has taken place in the hospital.
The cases had slightly dropped for some days. “But lately, we are receiving 8-10 patients on average on a daily basis,” said Shivaraj Hospital’s Dr Mukesh Chaudhary.
The cases of diarrhoea and vomiting can still be found in the villages. But the condition seems to be controlled at the Shivaraj municipality-7 and 8 in the district, according to municipality public section Chief Chudamani Bhattarai.
“Public Health Officer Hemraj Pandey said the Health Office Kapilvastu is preparing for vaccination against the illness.
The World Health Organisation has already agreed to provide 250,000 doses of cholera vaccines and the vaccination would start once the vaccines arrive, according to the Office. In the first phase, people of five local levels will be covered in the vaccination campaign.
Health workers said that only the vaccine is not enough to control the disease, maintenance of personal hygiene and use of the safe drinking water are necessary for the prevention.

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