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As India peaks, Covid-19 spreads rapidly in Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 27 -- Although the initial wave of coronavirus cases in Nepal were from across the border in India, public health experts now say it makes no sense to blame imported infection because ... Read More


Learning from HIV to fight Covid-19 in Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 19 -- When Lalbahadur Shah of Birganj died last week, none of his relatives showed up for his funeral even though he tested negative for Covid-19. With no family, friends and neighbour... Read More


Stranded visitors want to stay on in Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 11 -- During the first two months of lockdown when foreign embassies in Kathmandu were rounding up their last remaining nationals to fly home from Nepal, there were somewho refused to ... Read More


Nepal's virus vortex

Kathmandu, Aug. 7 -- Five months after the first COVID-19 case was detected in Kathmandu, and after many experts were puzzled about why the virus was not spreading as fast as elsewhere, parts of Nepal... Read More


Experts caution against extending Nepal lockdown

Kathmandu, Aug. 4 -- Prime Minister K P Oli held a meeting with 20 public health experts on Tuesday to discuss steps to deal with COVID-19, especially incities bordering India- a sign that his governm... Read More