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Climate, COVID-19 and China

As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, some have seen a silver lining in a reported decrease in carbon emissions and pollution…

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Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass 900,000

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Home health care during a lockdown

Photo: ALISHA SIJAPATI Even before the two-week lockdown, more and more Nepali families with elderly relatives hired nursing care at…

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Walking 3 days to get home

When spotted on the highway walking under a blazing Tarai sun on Tuesday, Chandra Baitha, Suraj Patel and seven others…

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World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus: UN, WTO

Paris, April 1 The heads of three global agencies warned today of the risk of a worldwide ‘food shortage’ if…

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UN Chief Says Coronavirus Could Trigger Conflicts Around The World

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Nepal’s New Normal

Illustration: BHANU BHATTARAI The COVID-19 pandemic is like a nightmare that we wish we could suddenly wake up from, realising…

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Coronavirus Virus Death Toll Passes 40,000

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8 ways to keep well during a lockdown

I have been home alone in my apartment in Shanghai ever since lock-down was announced in China on 27 January….

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Nepal to test COVID-19 test kits from China

A Nepal Airlines plane brought 6 tons of medical equipment from Guangzhou on 29 March, some of them were COVID-19…

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U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

The United States has the most confirmed cases in the world, a number that is likely to soar when tests…

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Poverty – the real pandemic

Pic: IRIN At time of writing at noon on 21 March there were 785,855 confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the…