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In a follow-up on the Nipah virus situation in Bangladesh in 2023 to date, the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in an update today reports the case tally has risen to 10 from seven upazila, or administrative regions of the country.

This is the most cases reported in a single season since 2015 when 15 cases were reported.

In addition, officials report seven of the cases died from their illness.

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