Health minister in Gorkha

GORKHA: The health team led by the Minister for Health and Population Giri Raj Pokhrel on Thursday arrived in Gorkha to inspect the region infected by an unknown disease.

According to the Chief of Epidemiology and Disease Control Division Bishwo Raj Khanal health workers have reached the infected region and begun the investigation.

13 people have died till date owing to the unidentified disease. The afflicted complain of fever, headache, stomach pain and loss of consciousness following the dizziness. Nearly 25 persons are said to be infected.