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Nepal extends COVID-19 testing but no new cases

A doctor in Hima Village Council in Jamla collects swab of a patient on Tuesday. Photo: DHIRAJ GURUNG After being…

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Epicentre of two disasters in West Nepal

Sodasha Higher Secondary School in western Nepal is undergoing retrofitting as an earthquake preparedness model for future quakes in the…

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Private hospitals in Dhangadhi start partial health services

Mayor threatens to cancel the licence of private hospitals that fail to treat patients. Read the full story on The…

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Hospitals denying to treat patients to be punished

Kathmandu – Chief Minister of Bagmati, Dormani Poudel, has said that action would be taken against the hospital denying treatment…

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Private hospitals not taking fever patients, forcing people to seek treatment at state-run health facilities

The government is considering seeking clarification from the hospitals turning down patients, Health Ministry spokesperson says. Read the full story…

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Returnees may be taking coronavirus to rural Nepal

Nepalis crossing the border into the country through the Gauriphanta checkpost in Dhangadi, Far Western Nepal. Photos: DINESH KHABAR A…

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25 hospitals designated as ‘hub hospitals’ to fight COVID-19

Kathmandu, March 27 (RSS): The government has designated 25 hospitals across the country (six in the Kathmandu Valley and 19…

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Protecting those who protect us from the epidemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, hospitals have been overwhelmed. Nepal is ahead of the curve, but if the case…

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Hospitals urge ministry to arrange for face masks, gloves and other protective gear

As a precautionary measure, Patan and Civil Service hospitals have started sewing cloth masks. Read the full story on The…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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Nepal’s hospitals have no ICUs to treat coronavirus patients, doctors say

The government plans to place any coronavirus patients in public hospitals, but these hospitals have few ICU beds that are…