KATHMANDU, Aug. 28 (Xinhuanet) -- Mysterious disease tolls reachednine after
two more people died on Saturday of the disease that broke out in a eastern
district in Nepal, a local government officer confirmed here Sunday.
"The two of them died within hours after being infected by the disease on
Saturday night in Beltar area of Udayapur district, some 300 km east of
Kathmandu," Jeevan Prasad Oli, chief district officer, told reporters.
The outbreak of the unknown disease already claimed the lives of seven patients
in Beltar, Sudarpur and Siddipur villages of the district in the past
The symptoms included high fever, headache as well as bleeding from the
nose and vomiting blood, Oli noted, adding, "Patients infected with the disease
have been taken to a hospital in Dharan city for treatment."
A three-member medical team has already been
dispatched to the disease affected area, Oli added. Enditem