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Nepal sees biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases

Nepal has recorded the biggest single-day increase in those testing positive for the coronavirus, with 57 new cases bringing the…

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Nepal Parliament members to get COVID-19 tests

Workers adding finishing touches to the Parliament hall this week ahead of the budget session that is set to begin…

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Ke garne attitude kills people

Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Teku. Photo: BIKRAM RAI Epidemics are nothing new in Nepal. In fact, the…

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“Prisons can be incubators for COVID-19”

Nepali Times spoke to Barun Mathema, professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in…

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Remembering a pandemic 100 years ago

American Red Cross volunteers carrying a Spanish Flu victim in 1919. Photo: RED CROSS The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to…

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Nepal quarantines passengers on Singapore flight

Silk Air flight to Kathmandu from Singapore. All 85 passengers from a Silk Air flight from Singapore carrying a Dutch…

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What is novel about the novel coronavirus?

In 2013, while writing a weekly health column in this paper, I explored the potential for MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) to…

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This is a test

A quarantine zone at Nepal Army’s headquarters in Tundikhel. Photo: BIKRAM RAI By now the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected…

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Nepali students abroad in pandemic limbo

Nepali students who went abroad to study in 2018. When Pradyot Pandey took a semester off from his second year…

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Coronavirus Epidemic Is Putting Up To 50 Million Jobs At risk

Coronavirus Epidemic Is Putting Up To 50 Million Jobs At risk Read the full story on The Spotlight Loading…

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Nepal’s economy, already weak, takes direct hit

Photo: BIKRAM RAI With business coming to a grinding halt globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal’s migration and tourism-based…

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Nepal’s economy, already weak, takes direct hit

Photo: BIKRAM RAI With business coming to a grinding halt globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal’s migration and tourism-based…