Malaria persists in Kailali District, Nepal

In the past year, 195 people have been diagnosed with malaria in the Kailali District. Many of the cases are Nepali migrant workers returning from India. In the past one month, 15 new malaria patients were reported. Kanchanpur District is also a malaria affected area.

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