Government has prepared to control Ebola virus: Health Minister

Kathmandu, August 13. Minister for Health and Population Khag Raj Adhikari said that the government has already prepared to control the Ebola virus.

Speaking at an interaction program organised by the Reporters’ Club Nepal on Wednesday, Minister Adhikari has said that the Nepal government has taken all kinds of essential measures to control the virus.

Minister Adhikari said that the World Health Organistation has already declared Ebola epidemic an international health emergency, speaking at the program presided by the Reporters’ Club Nepal’s president Rishi Dhamala.

He informed that the government has decided to establish health desks at all the borders as well as at the Tribhuvan International Airport to control the epidemic. Minister Adhikari has claimed that the government is ready to provide any kind of management to control the disease.

Speaking at the same function, senior doctor Dr. Sundar Mani Dixit has urged to the Nepal government for immediate control of this disease. He stressed that to focus on the maximum planning for controlling the disease since it would be extremely dangerous if it entered Nepal. He said,”If the government failed to control the entry of the virus into Nepal not many people will  survived. ” Dixit added that the disease effect would be so serious that most nepalese affected would probably not survived.

Likewise, Reporters’ Club Nepal’s president Rishi Dhamala has also urged to the government for bring the new policy to control the virus. Dhamala stressed that the government should have to pay its full effort to control the virus.

The virus originated in West Africa has killed more than 1‚000 people and is spreading slowly across the world. Ebola is the deadly virus that causes fearsome symptoms, the most prominent being high fever and massive internal bleeding. The virus originated in West Africa has killed more than 1,000 people and is spreading slowly across the world.