PARASI: Viral fever has claimed two lives in Nawalparasi on Friday. Numerous schools have been shut down as the parents did not send their children to the schools fearing the disease.
Bipin Neupane , a Grade two student and Janaki Kumal, a Grade six student from Janata Higher Secondary School died due to the viral fever. The school has been closed for a week, as more than three hundred student started suffering from fever, school authorities said.
Bipin and Janaki died while being taken to Bharatpur Hospital.
The locals are living in fear as the neighbouring district Chitwan is at high risk of dengue but health workers informed that though the patients are suffering from fever, there is no symptom of dengue.
Mostly villagers and students are suffering from fever, a hospital source said.