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The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD)  under the Department of Health Services in Nepal reported last week that two cases of Legionnaires’ disease were discovered in Kathmandu over the period of one month.

No personal details are known about these patients, but both were treated and discharged from Vayodha Hospital in Balkhu.

“The patients have fully recovered and are under our surveillance.  We are further testing and conducting research regarding their condition,” said Dr. Baburam Marasini, Director at EDCD.

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