Health authorities in Bangladesh have reported three additional Nipah virus cases, including two additional deaths, according to a recent report.
This is up from 11 cases and 8 deaths reported a little over two weeks ago.
According to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka, from January 2023 as of 04 March 2023, a total of 14 Nipah cases are identified through the surveillance
The new cases are reported from Manda upazila in Naogaon district in the Division of Rajshahi in western Bangladesh.
This outbreak is related to the consumption of date palm sap.