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OCV vaccines to be administered from November 21 in Kapilvastu



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By Mahima Devkota, Kathmandu, Nov.19: The government is all set to administer the Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) from November 21 in five municipalities of the Kapilvastu District.

Dr Krishna Prasad Poudel, Spokesperson to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), said that 252,363 doses of OCV will be administered to five municipalities of Kapilvastu from coming Sunday.

Dr Poudel further said that 60,153 doses of OCV will be given in Krishnanagar, 53,156 in Maharajgunj, 64,778 in Shivaraj Municipality, and 35,903 in Bijaynagar as well as 37,783 in Yashodhara Rural Municipality.

Nepal has received 2.5 lakh doses of Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) from WHO on November 14, with an aim to control cholera cases that were seen from October - 4 in Krishnanagar Municipality.