Nipah Outbreak at Lalmonirhat

From February 2011, Nipah outbreak occurred at Hatibandha Upazila under Lalmonirhat district which is in northern part of Bangladesh. Till to date (7th February, 2011) there are 24 cases and 17 deaths. Several joint teams of IEDCR and ICDDRB are working in the field. These teams are epidemiology team, qualitative team and veterinarian team. Laboratory tests were done at IEDCR.