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Covid-19 outbreak affects reconstruction of heritage sites in Kathmandu

Projects face labour crunch due to the lockdown as most workers have returned home. Read the full story on The…

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Measles outbreak kills two children and infects over 150 in Chepang settlements of Dhading district

The Chepang families fear that the global Covid-19 pandemic is overshadowing the outbreak of measles-rubella in these settlements. Read the…

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Amid the outbreak

The government is preparing to circumvent procurement laws, roping in the Army in the process. Read the full story on…

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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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The Covid-19 outbreak so far and how Nepal can prepare for the worst

Even though the number of Covid-19 cases in Nepal remains inexplicably stuck at one, doctors and public health experts warn…

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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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Coronavirus Outbreak Declared Pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak Declared Pandemic Read the full story on The Spotlight Loading…

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COVID-19 Outbreak To Have Significant Economic Impact On Developing Asia: ADB

COVID-19 Outbreak To Have Significant Economic Impact On Devel Read the full story on The Spotlight Loading…

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Infections Continue To Decrease In China

Coronavirus Outbreak: Infections Continue To Decrease In China Read the full story on The Spotlight Loading…

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The climate connection to Covid-19

Photo: BIKRAM RAI The Covid-19 epidemic has now spread beyond China, and is being transmitted even by infected individuals who…

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Measles outbreak in Dhading , two years after district declared fully immunised

A medical team found that none of the children in Soldanda village was vaccinated against the disease. Read the full…