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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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Coronavirus outbreak may curb wildlife trafficking

Pangolin that escaped from a community forest in Sankhuwasaba district in June 2019 rolls into its scales for safety before…

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Why Nepal must watch Coronavirus, but not panic

The worldwide spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The ongoing outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus in China, also called the Wuhan…

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A shot in the arm for vaccines in Nepal

Photo : UNICEF Last month, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published a study of the successful trial of…