Banke at high risk of malaria
Banke, July 22: Banke district is at high risk of malaria so that high cautionary measures should be put in place, various speakers stressed.
District Public Health Office had distributed mosquito nets free of cost in the high-risk villages with the assistance of Nepal government and different organizations.
Number of malaria patients has increased in the area due to discontinuity of net distribution, said In-charge of District Public Health office, Jeevan Malla.
This year only, 15 patients suffering from life-threatening malaria were detected in the district, which indicates the possible outbreak of malaria, said health workers.