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Kathmandu, May 8 -- Nine health workers were deployed at a health desk setup at the Tribhuvan International Airport some six years ago to carry out 24-hour screening of passengers entering the country.
The health desk was set up to prevent the spread of Ebola Virus Disease in the country and other contagious diseases including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, coronavirus.
The health desk was set up as per the instructions of the World Health Organization following an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of the Congo among other West African countries, where hundreds of Nepali security personnel have been deployed on peacekeeping missions.
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