Another Covid wave, but milder

Experts urge caution for at risk groups, but no panic

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China’s surge: should Nepal be worried?

It was exactly three years ago that the novel coronavirus first emerged from Wuhan. SARS-COV-2 has now come full circle as cases...

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Omnipresent Omicron starts to lose its edge

As elsewhere in the world, the Omicron-led third wave in Nepal is starting to peak, but experts say the pandemic is far from over. The...

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Nepal’s ‘long-Covid’ impact on children

While ‘long-Covid’ has come to mean lingering symptoms among survivors of Covid-19 infections, in Nepal it connotes the long-term socio-economic impact of...

3rd Covid wave infects Nepal’s frontliners

During the devastating second wave last year, hundreds of people were dying every day. Hospitals had run out of ICU beds and oxygen...

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3rd wave in 2 years

It was on 23 January 2020 that the first Covid-19 case was detected in Nepal. Two years later, the country is on...

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Boosting booster jabs against Omicron

For the first time in four months, Nepal recorded over 1,000 daily new Covid cases on Sunday. Of the 12,632 people tested nationwide, 9% were positive – proving that Omicron has replaced Delta as...

Omicron is coming to Nepal, be prepared

“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”

From scarce vaccines, to storage shortage in Nepal

Till a few months ago, Nepal was struggling with a critical shortage of vaccine doses, and the situation was so dire that the...

Diary of a Covid frontline worker in Nepal

A 79-year-old woman lay on the emergency bed, diagnosed with pneumonia due to Covid-19. Even as she was gasping for breath she...

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